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Add 63/72 and 56/10

1st number: 63/72, 2nd number: 5 6/10

63/72 + 56/10 is 259/40.

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,
    63/72 = 63 × 5/72 × 5 = 315/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    56/10 = 56 × 36/10 × 36 = 2016/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/360 + 2016/360 = 315 + 2016/360 = 2331/360
  5. 2331/360 simplified gives 259/40
  6. So, 63/72 + 56/10 = 259/40
    In mixed form: 619/40

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