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Add 20/3 and 49/42

1st number: 6 2/3, 2nd number: 1 7/42

20/3 + 49/42 is 47/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    20/3 = 20 × 14/3 × 14 = 280/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    49/42 = 49 × 1/42 × 1 = 49/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/42 + 49/42 = 280 + 49/42 = 329/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/6
  6. In mixed form: 75/6

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