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Add 72/18 and 9/54

1st number: 4 0/18, 2nd number: 9/54

72/18 + 9/54 is 25/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    72/18 = 72 × 3/18 × 3 = 216/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    9/54 = 9 × 1/54 × 1 = 9/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/54 + 9/54 = 216 + 9/54 = 225/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/6
  6. In mixed form: 41/6

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