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Add 3/72 and 56/60

3/72 + 56/60 is 39/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 60 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 60 × 6 = 360,
    56/60 = 56 × 6/60 × 6 = 336/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 336/360 = 15 + 336/360 = 351/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/40

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