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Add 36/20 and 1/42

1st number: 1 16/20, 2nd number: 1/42

36/20 + 1/42 is 383/210.

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,
    36/20 = 36 × 21/20 × 21 = 756/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    1/42 = 1 × 10/42 × 10 = 10/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/420 + 10/420 = 756 + 10/420 = 766/420
  5. 766/420 simplified gives 383/210
  6. So, 36/20 + 1/42 = 383/210
    In mixed form: 1173/210

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