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Add 18/72 and 10/96

18/72 + 10/96 is 17/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 96 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 4 = 288,
    18/72 = 18 × 4/72 × 4 = 72/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 3 = 288,
    10/96 = 10 × 3/96 × 3 = 30/288
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/288 + 30/288 = 72 + 30/288 = 102/288
  5. 102/288 simplified gives 17/48
  6. So, 18/72 + 10/96 = 17/48

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