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Add 48/35 and 20/72

1st number: 1 13/35, 2nd number: 20/72

48/35 + 20/72 is 1039/630.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 72 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 72 = 2520,
    48/35 = 48 × 72/35 × 72 = 3456/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    20/72 = 20 × 35/72 × 35 = 700/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3456/2520 + 700/2520 = 3456 + 700/2520 = 4156/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1039/630
  6. In mixed form: 1409/630

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