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Add 27/9 and 6/72

1st number: 3 0/9, 2nd number: 6/72

27/9 + 6/72 is 37/12.

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,
    27/9 = 27 × 8/9 × 8 = 216/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    6/72 = 6 × 1/72 × 1 = 6/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/72 + 6/72 = 216 + 6/72 = 222/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/12
  6. In mixed form: 31/12

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