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Add 75/8 and 35/72

1st number: 9 3/8, 2nd number: 35/72

75/8 + 35/72 is 355/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    75/8 = 75 × 9/8 × 9 = 675/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    35/72 = 35 × 1/72 × 1 = 35/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    675/72 + 35/72 = 675 + 35/72 = 710/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 355/36
  6. In mixed form: 931/36

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