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Add 75/72 and 24/30

1st number: 1 3/72, 2nd number: 24/30

75/72 + 24/30 is 221/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 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 30 × 12 = 360,
    24/30 = 24 × 12/30 × 12 = 288/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/360 + 288/360 = 375 + 288/360 = 663/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 221/120
  6. In mixed form: 1101/120

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