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Add 3/72 and 56/30

1st number: 3/72, 2nd number: 1 26/30

3/72 + 56/30 is 229/120.

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,
    56/30 = 56 × 12/30 × 12 = 672/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 672/360 = 15 + 672/360 = 687/360
  5. 687/360 simplified gives 229/120
  6. So, 3/72 + 56/30 = 229/120
    In mixed form: 1109/120

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