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Add 24/6 and 9/72

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 9/72

24/6 + 9/72 is 33/8.

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,
    9/72 = 9 × 1/72 × 1 = 9/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/72 + 9/72 = 288 + 9/72 = 297/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/8
  6. In mixed form: 41/8

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