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Add 20/42 and 35/50

20/42 + 35/50 is 247/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    20/42 = 20 × 25/42 × 25 = 500/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    35/50 = 35 × 21/50 × 21 = 735/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/1050 + 735/1050 = 500 + 735/1050 = 1235/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/210
  6. In mixed form: 137/210

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