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Add 2/12 and 9/72

2/12 + 9/72 is 7/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 6 = 72,
    2/12 = 2 × 6/12 × 6 = 12/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    9/72 = 9 × 1/72 × 1 = 9/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/72 + 9/72 = 12 + 9/72 = 21/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/24

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