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Add 54/72 and 35/27

1st number: 54/72, 2nd number: 1 8/27

54/72 + 35/27 is 221/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    54/72 = 54 × 3/72 × 3 = 162/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    35/27 = 35 × 8/27 × 8 = 280/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/216 + 280/216 = 162 + 280/216 = 442/216
  5. 442/216 simplified gives 221/108
  6. So, 54/72 + 35/27 = 221/108
    In mixed form: 25/108

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