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Add 14/36 and 42/20

1st number: 14/36, 2nd number: 2 2/20

14/36 + 42/20 is 112/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    14/36 = 14 × 5/36 × 5 = 70/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    42/20 = 42 × 9/20 × 9 = 378/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/180 + 378/180 = 70 + 378/180 = 448/180
  5. 448/180 simplified gives 112/45
  6. So, 14/36 + 42/20 = 112/45
    In mixed form: 222/45

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