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Add 70/72 and 5/30

70/72 + 5/30 is 41/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    70/72 = 70 × 5/72 × 5 = 350/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    5/30 = 5 × 12/30 × 12 = 60/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/360 + 60/360 = 350 + 60/360 = 410/360
  5. 410/360 simplified gives 41/36
  6. So, 70/72 + 5/30 = 41/36
    In mixed form: 15/36

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