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Add 20/24 and 42/6

1st number: 20/24, 2nd number: 7 0/6

20/24 + 42/6 is 47/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    20/24 = 20 × 1/24 × 1 = 20/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    42/6 = 42 × 4/6 × 4 = 168/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/24 + 168/24 = 20 + 168/24 = 188/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/6
  6. In mixed form: 75/6

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