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Add 72/3 and 6/9

1st number: 24 0/3, 2nd number: 6/9

72/3 + 6/9 is 74/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 9 is 9
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 3 = 9,
    72/3 = 72 × 3/3 × 3 = 216/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    6/9 = 6 × 1/9 × 1 = 6/9
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/9 + 6/9 = 216 + 6/9 = 222/9
  5. 222/9 simplified gives 74/3
  6. So, 72/3 + 6/9 = 74/3
    In mixed form: 242/3

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