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Add 72/45 and 3/6

1st number: 1 27/45, 2nd number: 3/6

72/45 + 3/6 is 21/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 6 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    72/45 = 72 × 2/45 × 2 = 144/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    3/6 = 3 × 15/6 × 15 = 45/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/90 + 45/90 = 144 + 45/90 = 189/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/10
  6. In mixed form: 21/10

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