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Add 16/49 and 42/20

1st number: 16/49, 2nd number: 2 2/20

16/49 + 42/20 is 1189/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 20 is 980
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 20 = 980,
    16/49 = 16 × 20/49 × 20 = 320/980
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 49 = 980,
    42/20 = 42 × 49/20 × 49 = 2058/980
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/980 + 2058/980 = 320 + 2058/980 = 2378/980
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1189/490
  6. In mixed form: 2209/490

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