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Add 16/35 and 10/72

16/35 + 10/72 is 751/1260.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 72 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 72 = 2520,
    16/35 = 16 × 72/35 × 72 = 1152/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    10/72 = 10 × 35/72 × 35 = 350/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1152/2520 + 350/2520 = 1152 + 350/2520 = 1502/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 751/1260

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