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Add 48/25 and 20/72

1st number: 1 23/25, 2nd number: 20/72

48/25 + 20/72 is 989/450.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 72 is 1800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 72 = 1800,
    48/25 = 48 × 72/25 × 72 = 3456/1800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 25 = 1800,
    20/72 = 20 × 25/72 × 25 = 500/1800
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3456/1800 + 500/1800 = 3456 + 500/1800 = 3956/1800
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 989/450
  6. In mixed form: 289/450

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