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Add 4/20 and 42/96

4/20 + 42/96 is 51/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 24 = 480,
    4/20 = 4 × 24/20 × 24 = 96/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    42/96 = 42 × 5/96 × 5 = 210/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/480 + 210/480 = 96 + 210/480 = 306/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 51/80

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