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Add 20/28 and 42/75

20/28 + 42/75 is 223/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 75 is 2100

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 75 = 2100,
    20/28 = 20 × 75/28 × 75 = 1500/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 28 = 2100,
    42/75 = 42 × 28/75 × 28 = 1176/2100
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1500/2100 + 1176/2100 = 1500 + 1176/2100 = 2676/2100
  5. 2676/2100 simplified gives 223/175
  6. So, 20/28 + 42/75 = 223/175
    In mixed form: 148/175

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