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Add 72/5 and 70/6

1st number: 14 2/5, 2nd number: 11 4/6

72/5 + 70/6 is 391/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    72/5 = 72 × 6/5 × 6 = 432/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    70/6 = 70 × 5/6 × 5 = 350/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/30 + 350/30 = 432 + 350/30 = 782/30
  5. 782/30 simplified gives 391/15
  6. So, 72/5 + 70/6 = 391/15
    In mixed form: 261/15

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