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Add 30/72 and 27/80

30/72 + 27/80 is 181/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 10 = 720,
    30/72 = 30 × 10/72 × 10 = 300/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    27/80 = 27 × 9/80 × 9 = 243/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/720 + 243/720 = 300 + 243/720 = 543/720
  5. 543/720 simplified gives 181/240
  6. So, 30/72 + 27/80 = 181/240

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