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Add 54/6 and 7/8

1st number: 9 0/6, 2nd number: 7/8

54/6 + 7/8 is 79/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    54/6 = 54 × 4/6 × 4 = 216/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    7/8 = 7 × 3/8 × 3 = 21/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/24 + 21/24 = 216 + 21/24 = 237/24
  5. 237/24 simplified gives 79/8
  6. So, 54/6 + 7/8 = 79/8
    In mixed form: 97/8

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