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Add 3/72 and 72/60

1st number: 3/72, 2nd number: 1 12/60

3/72 + 72/60 is 149/120.

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,
    72/60 = 72 × 6/60 × 6 = 432/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 432/360 = 15 + 432/360 = 447/360
  5. 447/360 simplified gives 149/120
  6. So, 3/72 + 72/60 = 149/120
    In mixed form: 129/120

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