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Add 20/4 and 42/54

1st number: 5 0/4, 2nd number: 42/54

20/4 + 42/54 is 52/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    20/4 = 20 × 27/4 × 27 = 540/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    42/54 = 42 × 2/54 × 2 = 84/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/108 + 84/108 = 540 + 84/108 = 624/108
  5. 624/108 simplified gives 52/9
  6. So, 20/4 + 42/54 = 52/9
    In mixed form: 57/9

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