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Add 35/42 and 45/20

1st number: 35/42, 2nd number: 2 5/20

35/42 + 45/20 is 37/12.

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,
    35/42 = 35 × 10/42 × 10 = 350/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    45/20 = 45 × 21/20 × 21 = 945/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/420 + 945/420 = 350 + 945/420 = 1295/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/12
  6. In mixed form: 31/12

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