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Add 24/42 and 42/20

1st number: 24/42, 2nd number: 2 2/20

24/42 + 42/20 is 187/70.

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,
    24/42 = 24 × 10/42 × 10 = 240/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    42/20 = 42 × 21/20 × 21 = 882/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/420 + 882/420 = 240 + 882/420 = 1122/420
  5. 1122/420 simplified gives 187/70
  6. So, 24/42 + 42/20 = 187/70
    In mixed form: 247/70

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