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Add 10/72 and 5/10

10/72 + 5/10 is 23/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 10 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    10/72 = 10 × 5/72 × 5 = 50/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    5/10 = 5 × 36/10 × 36 = 180/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/360 + 180/360 = 50 + 180/360 = 230/360
  5. 230/360 simplified gives 23/36
  6. So, 10/72 + 5/10 = 23/36

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