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Add 15/72 and 1/45

15/72 + 1/45 is 83/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    15/72 = 15 × 5/72 × 5 = 75/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    1/45 = 1 × 8/45 × 8 = 8/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/360 + 8/360 = 75 + 8/360 = 83/360

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