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Add 72/9 and 7/72

1st number: 8 0/9, 2nd number: 7/72

72/9 + 7/72 is 583/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    72/9 = 72 × 8/9 × 8 = 576/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    7/72 = 7 × 1/72 × 1 = 7/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/72 + 7/72 = 576 + 7/72 = 583/72
  5. So, 72/9 + 7/72 = 583/72
    In mixed form: 87/72

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