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Add 6/42 and 5/54

6/42 + 5/54 is 89/378.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    6/42 = 6 × 9/42 × 9 = 54/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    5/54 = 5 × 7/54 × 7 = 35/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/378 + 35/378 = 54 + 35/378 = 89/378

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