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Add 64/5 and 10/72

1st number: 12 4/5, 2nd number: 10/72

64/5 + 10/72 is 2329/180.

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,
    64/5 = 64 × 72/5 × 72 = 4608/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    10/72 = 10 × 5/72 × 5 = 50/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4608/360 + 50/360 = 4608 + 50/360 = 4658/360
  5. 4658/360 simplified gives 2329/180
  6. So, 64/5 + 10/72 = 2329/180
    In mixed form: 12169/180

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