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Add 3/72 and 3/5

3/72 + 3/5 is 77/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 5 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 5 × 72 = 360,
    3/5 = 3 × 72/5 × 72 = 216/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 216/360 = 15 + 216/360 = 231/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/120

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