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Add 72/14 and 8/9

1st number: 5 2/14, 2nd number: 8/9

72/14 + 8/9 is 380/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    72/14 = 72 × 9/14 × 9 = 648/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    8/9 = 8 × 14/9 × 14 = 112/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    648/126 + 112/126 = 648 + 112/126 = 760/126
  5. 760/126 simplified gives 380/63
  6. So, 72/14 + 8/9 = 380/63
    In mixed form: 62/63

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