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Add 30/72 and 5/27

30/72 + 5/27 is 65/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    30/72 = 30 × 3/72 × 3 = 90/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    5/27 = 5 × 8/27 × 8 = 40/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/216 + 40/216 = 90 + 40/216 = 130/216
  5. 130/216 simplified gives 65/108
  6. So, 30/72 + 5/27 = 65/108

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