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Add 20/3 and 42/4

1st number: 6 2/3, 2nd number: 10 2/4

20/3 + 42/4 is 103/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    20/3 = 20 × 4/3 × 4 = 80/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    42/4 = 42 × 3/4 × 3 = 126/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/12 + 126/12 = 80 + 126/12 = 206/12
  5. 206/12 simplified gives 103/6
  6. So, 20/3 + 42/4 = 103/6
    In mixed form: 171/6

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