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Add 9/2 and 54/56

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 54/56

9/2 + 54/56 is 153/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    9/2 = 9 × 28/2 × 28 = 252/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    54/56 = 54 × 1/56 × 1 = 54/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/56 + 54/56 = 252 + 54/56 = 306/56
  5. 306/56 simplified gives 153/28
  6. So, 9/2 + 54/56 = 153/28
    In mixed form: 513/28

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