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Add 24/9 and 49/72

1st number: 2 6/9, 2nd number: 49/72

24/9 + 49/72 is 241/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    24/9 = 24 × 8/9 × 8 = 192/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    49/72 = 49 × 1/72 × 1 = 49/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/72 + 49/72 = 192 + 49/72 = 241/72
  5. So, 24/9 + 49/72 = 241/72
    In mixed form: 325/72

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