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Add 4/42 and 48/20

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 2 8/20

4/42 + 48/20 is 262/105.

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,
    4/42 = 4 × 10/42 × 10 = 40/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    48/20 = 48 × 21/20 × 21 = 1008/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/420 + 1008/420 = 40 + 1008/420 = 1048/420
  5. 1048/420 simplified gives 262/105
  6. So, 4/42 + 48/20 = 262/105
    In mixed form: 252/105

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