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Add 81/54 and 6/18

1st number: 1 27/54, 2nd number: 6/18

81/54 + 6/18 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 18 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    81/54 = 81 × 1/54 × 1 = 81/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    6/18 = 6 × 3/18 × 3 = 18/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/54 + 18/54 = 81 + 18/54 = 99/54
  5. 99/54 simplified gives 11/6
  6. So, 81/54 + 6/18 = 11/6
    In mixed form: 15/6

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