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Add 72/75 and 3/6

72/75 + 3/6 is 73/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    72/75 = 72 × 2/75 × 2 = 144/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    3/6 = 3 × 25/6 × 25 = 75/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/150 + 75/150 = 144 + 75/150 = 219/150
  5. 219/150 simplified gives 73/50
  6. So, 72/75 + 3/6 = 73/50
    In mixed form: 123/50

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