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Add 75/72 and 24/20

1st number: 1 3/72, 2nd number: 1 4/20

75/72 + 24/20 is 269/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 20 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    75/72 = 75 × 5/72 × 5 = 375/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 18 = 360,
    24/20 = 24 × 18/20 × 18 = 432/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/360 + 432/360 = 375 + 432/360 = 807/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 269/120
  6. In mixed form: 229/120

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