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Add 90/40 and 5/54

1st number: 2 10/40, 2nd number: 5/54

90/40 + 5/54 is 253/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 54 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    90/40 = 90 × 27/40 × 27 = 2430/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 20 = 1080,
    5/54 = 5 × 20/54 × 20 = 100/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2430/1080 + 100/1080 = 2430 + 100/1080 = 2530/1080
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 253/108
  6. In mixed form: 237/108

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