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Add 56/72 and 1/27

56/72 + 1/27 is 22/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    56/72 = 56 × 3/72 × 3 = 168/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    1/27 = 1 × 8/27 × 8 = 8/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/216 + 8/216 = 168 + 8/216 = 176/216
  5. 176/216 simplified gives 22/27
  6. So, 56/72 + 1/27 = 22/27

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