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Add 20/42 and 24/20

1st number: 20/42, 2nd number: 1 4/20

20/42 + 24/20 is 176/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 20 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    20/42 = 20 × 10/42 × 10 = 200/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    24/20 = 24 × 21/20 × 21 = 504/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/420 + 504/420 = 200 + 504/420 = 704/420
  5. 704/420 simplified gives 176/105
  6. So, 20/42 + 24/20 = 176/105
    In mixed form: 171/105

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