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Add 60/9 and 7/72

1st number: 6 6/9, 2nd number: 7/72

60/9 + 7/72 is 487/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    60/9 = 60 × 8/9 × 8 = 480/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    7/72 = 7 × 1/72 × 1 = 7/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/72 + 7/72 = 480 + 7/72 = 487/72
  5. So, 60/9 + 7/72 = 487/72
    In mixed form: 655/72

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