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Add 7/3 and 54/28

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 1 26/28

7/3 + 54/28 is 179/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    7/3 = 7 × 28/3 × 28 = 196/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    54/28 = 54 × 3/28 × 3 = 162/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/84 + 162/84 = 196 + 162/84 = 358/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/42
  6. In mixed form: 411/42

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