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Add 1/9 and 60/72

1/9 + 60/72 is 17/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    1/9 = 1 × 8/9 × 8 = 8/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    60/72 = 60 × 1/72 × 1 = 60/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/72 + 60/72 = 8 + 60/72 = 68/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/18

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