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Add 6/72 and 40/10

1st number: 6/72, 2nd number: 4 0/10

6/72 + 40/10 is 49/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 10 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 10 × 36 = 360,
    40/10 = 40 × 36/10 × 36 = 1440/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/360 + 1440/360 = 30 + 1440/360 = 1470/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/12
  6. In mixed form: 41/12

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