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Add 2/3 and 42/20

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 2 2/20

2/3 + 42/20 is 83/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    2/3 = 2 × 20/3 × 20 = 40/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    42/20 = 42 × 3/20 × 3 = 126/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/60 + 126/60 = 40 + 126/60 = 166/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/30
  6. In mixed form: 223/30

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