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Add 3/72 and 40/30

1st number: 3/72, 2nd number: 1 10/30

3/72 + 40/30 is 11/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 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 30 × 12 = 360,
    40/30 = 40 × 12/30 × 12 = 480/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 480/360 = 15 + 480/360 = 495/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/8
  6. In mixed form: 13/8

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