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Add 4/14 and 20/42

4/14 + 20/42 is 16/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    4/14 = 4 × 3/14 × 3 = 12/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    20/42 = 20 × 1/42 × 1 = 20/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/42 + 20/42 = 12 + 20/42 = 32/42
  5. 32/42 simplified gives 16/21
  6. So, 4/14 + 20/42 = 16/21

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