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Add 75/72 and 48/20

1st number: 1 3/72, 2nd number: 2 8/20

75/72 + 48/20 is 413/120.

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,
    48/20 = 48 × 18/20 × 18 = 864/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/360 + 864/360 = 375 + 864/360 = 1239/360
  5. 1239/360 simplified gives 413/120
  6. So, 75/72 + 48/20 = 413/120
    In mixed form: 353/120

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