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Add 2/72 and 9/24

2/72 + 9/24 is 29/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    2/72 = 2 × 1/72 × 1 = 2/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    9/24 = 9 × 3/24 × 3 = 27/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/72 + 27/72 = 2 + 27/72 = 29/72

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