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Add 5/72 and 2/30

5/72 + 2/30 is 49/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    5/72 = 5 × 5/72 × 5 = 25/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    2/30 = 2 × 12/30 × 12 = 24/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/360 + 24/360 = 25 + 24/360 = 49/360

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