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Add 1/72 and 7/9

1/72 + 7/9 is 19/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    1/72 = 1 × 1/72 × 1 = 1/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    7/9 = 7 × 8/9 × 8 = 56/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1/72 + 56/72 = 1 + 56/72 = 57/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/24

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