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Add 2/7 and 9/72

2/7 + 9/72 is 23/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 72 = 504,
    2/7 = 2 × 72/7 × 72 = 144/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    9/72 = 9 × 7/72 × 7 = 63/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/504 + 63/504 = 144 + 63/504 = 207/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/56

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