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Add 6/72 and 24/20

1st number: 6/72, 2nd number: 1 4/20

6/72 + 24/20 is 77/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 20 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    6/72 = 6 × 5/72 × 5 = 30/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 18 = 360,
    24/20 = 24 × 18/20 × 18 = 432/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/360 + 432/360 = 30 + 432/360 = 462/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/60
  6. In mixed form: 117/60

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