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Add 2/72 and 35/27

1st number: 2/72, 2nd number: 1 8/27

2/72 + 35/27 is 143/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    2/72 = 2 × 3/72 × 3 = 6/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    35/27 = 35 × 8/27 × 8 = 280/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/216 + 280/216 = 6 + 280/216 = 286/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/108
  6. In mixed form: 135/108

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