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Add 15/72 and 96/30

1st number: 15/72, 2nd number: 3 6/30

15/72 + 96/30 is 409/120.

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,
    96/30 = 96 × 12/30 × 12 = 1152/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/360 + 1152/360 = 75 + 1152/360 = 1227/360
  5. 1227/360 simplified gives 409/120
  6. So, 15/72 + 96/30 = 409/120
    In mixed form: 349/120

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