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Add 72/3 and 3/12

1st number: 24 0/3, 2nd number: 3/12

72/3 + 3/12 is 97/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    72/3 = 72 × 4/3 × 4 = 288/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    3/12 = 3 × 1/12 × 1 = 3/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/12 + 3/12 = 288 + 3/12 = 291/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/4
  6. In mixed form: 241/4

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