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Add 24/20 and 5/42

1st number: 1 4/20, 2nd number: 5/42

24/20 + 5/42 is 277/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 42 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    24/20 = 24 × 21/20 × 21 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    5/42 = 5 × 10/42 × 10 = 50/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/420 + 50/420 = 504 + 50/420 = 554/420
  5. 554/420 simplified gives 277/210
  6. So, 24/20 + 5/42 = 277/210
    In mixed form: 167/210

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