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Add 3/72 and 80/30

1st number: 3/72, 2nd number: 2 20/30

3/72 + 80/30 is 65/24.

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,
    80/30 = 80 × 12/30 × 12 = 960/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 960/360 = 15 + 960/360 = 975/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/24
  6. In mixed form: 217/24

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