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Add 32/4 and 28/72

1st number: 8 0/4, 2nd number: 28/72

32/4 + 28/72 is 151/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 18 = 72,
    32/4 = 32 × 18/4 × 18 = 576/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    28/72 = 28 × 1/72 × 1 = 28/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/72 + 28/72 = 576 + 28/72 = 604/72
  5. 604/72 simplified gives 151/18
  6. So, 32/4 + 28/72 = 151/18
    In mixed form: 87/18

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