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Add 4/27 and 7/72

4/27 + 7/72 is 53/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 72 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    4/27 = 4 × 8/27 × 8 = 32/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    7/72 = 7 × 3/72 × 3 = 21/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/216 + 21/216 = 32 + 21/216 = 53/216

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