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Add 84/72 and 1/27

1st number: 1 12/72, 2nd number: 1/27

84/72 + 1/27 is 65/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    84/72 = 84 × 3/72 × 3 = 252/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    1/27 = 1 × 8/27 × 8 = 8/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/216 + 8/216 = 252 + 8/216 = 260/216
  5. 260/216 simplified gives 65/54
  6. So, 84/72 + 1/27 = 65/54
    In mixed form: 111/54

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