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Add 60/5 and 84/72

1st number: 12 0/5, 2nd number: 1 12/72

60/5 + 84/72 is 79/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 72 = 360,
    60/5 = 60 × 72/5 × 72 = 4320/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    84/72 = 84 × 5/72 × 5 = 420/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4320/360 + 420/360 = 4320 + 420/360 = 4740/360
  5. 4740/360 simplified gives 79/6
  6. So, 60/5 + 84/72 = 79/6
    In mixed form: 131/6

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