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Add 24/27 and 49/72

24/27 + 49/72 is 113/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 72 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    24/27 = 24 × 8/27 × 8 = 192/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    49/72 = 49 × 3/72 × 3 = 147/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/216 + 147/216 = 192 + 147/216 = 339/216
  5. 339/216 simplified gives 113/72
  6. So, 24/27 + 49/72 = 113/72
    In mixed form: 141/72

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