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Add 3/72 and 1/75

3/72 + 1/75 is 11/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 75 is 1800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 25 = 1800,
    3/72 = 3 × 25/72 × 25 = 75/1800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 24 = 1800,
    1/75 = 1 × 24/75 × 24 = 24/1800
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/1800 + 24/1800 = 75 + 24/1800 = 99/1800
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/200

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