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Add 24/6 and 7/72

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 7/72

24/6 + 7/72 is 295/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 12 = 72,
    24/6 = 24 × 12/6 × 12 = 288/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    7/72 = 7 × 1/72 × 1 = 7/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/72 + 7/72 = 288 + 7/72 = 295/72
  5. So, 24/6 + 7/72 = 295/72
    In mixed form: 47/72

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