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Add 3/72 and 16/10

1st number: 3/72, 2nd number: 1 6/10

3/72 + 16/10 is 197/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 10 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    3/72 = 3 × 5/72 × 5 = 15/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    16/10 = 16 × 36/10 × 36 = 576/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 576/360 = 15 + 576/360 = 591/360
  5. 591/360 simplified gives 197/120
  6. So, 3/72 + 16/10 = 197/120
    In mixed form: 177/120

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