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Add 36/60 and 50/72

36/60 + 50/72 is 233/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 6 = 360,
    36/60 = 36 × 6/60 × 6 = 216/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    50/72 = 50 × 5/72 × 5 = 250/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/360 + 250/360 = 216 + 250/360 = 466/360
  5. 466/360 simplified gives 233/180
  6. So, 36/60 + 50/72 = 233/180
    In mixed form: 153/180

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