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Add 54/4 and 5/20

1st number: 13 2/4, 2nd number: 5/20

54/4 + 5/20 is 55/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    54/4 = 54 × 5/4 × 5 = 270/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    5/20 = 5 × 1/20 × 1 = 5/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/20 + 5/20 = 270 + 5/20 = 275/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/4
  6. In mixed form: 133/4

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