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Add 5/72 and 4/30

5/72 + 4/30 is 73/360.

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,
    4/30 = 4 × 12/30 × 12 = 48/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/360 + 48/360 = 25 + 48/360 = 73/360
  5. So, 5/72 + 4/30 = 73/360

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