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Add 20/10 and 42/54

1st number: 2 0/10, 2nd number: 42/54

20/10 + 42/54 is 25/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    20/10 = 20 × 27/10 × 27 = 540/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    42/54 = 42 × 5/54 × 5 = 210/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/270 + 210/270 = 540 + 210/270 = 750/270
  5. 750/270 simplified gives 25/9
  6. So, 20/10 + 42/54 = 25/9
    In mixed form: 27/9

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