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Add 60/18 and 7/72

1st number: 3 6/18, 2nd number: 7/72

60/18 + 7/72 is 247/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    60/18 = 60 × 4/18 × 4 = 240/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    7/72 = 7 × 1/72 × 1 = 7/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/72 + 7/72 = 240 + 7/72 = 247/72
  5. So, 60/18 + 7/72 = 247/72
    In mixed form: 331/72

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