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Add 72/54 and 45/6

1st number: 1 18/54, 2nd number: 7 3/6

72/54 + 45/6 is 53/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 6 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    72/54 = 72 × 1/54 × 1 = 72/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    45/6 = 45 × 9/6 × 9 = 405/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/54 + 405/54 = 72 + 405/54 = 477/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/6
  6. In mixed form: 85/6

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