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Add 15/72 and 2/30

15/72 + 2/30 is 11/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 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 30 × 12 = 360,
    2/30 = 2 × 12/30 × 12 = 24/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/360 + 24/360 = 75 + 24/360 = 99/360
  5. 99/360 simplified gives 11/40
  6. So, 15/72 + 2/30 = 11/40

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