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Add 9/72 and 24/60

9/72 + 24/60 is 21/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 60 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    9/72 = 9 × 5/72 × 5 = 45/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 6 = 360,
    24/60 = 24 × 6/60 × 6 = 144/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/360 + 144/360 = 45 + 144/360 = 189/360
  5. 189/360 simplified gives 21/40
  6. So, 9/72 + 24/60 = 21/40

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