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Add 20/42 and 60/50

1st number: 20/42, 2nd number: 1 10/50

20/42 + 60/50 is 176/105.

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,
    60/50 = 60 × 21/50 × 21 = 1260/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/1050 + 1260/1050 = 500 + 1260/1050 = 1760/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 176/105
  6. In mixed form: 171/105

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