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Add 1/7 and 32/20

1st number: 1/7, 2nd number: 1 12/20

1/7 + 32/20 is 61/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 20 = 140,
    1/7 = 1 × 20/7 × 20 = 20/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    32/20 = 32 × 7/20 × 7 = 224/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/140 + 224/140 = 20 + 224/140 = 244/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/35
  6. In mixed form: 126/35

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