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Add 40/20 and 21/96

1st number: 2 0/20, 2nd number: 21/96

40/20 + 21/96 is 71/32.

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,
    40/20 = 40 × 24/20 × 24 = 960/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    21/96 = 21 × 5/96 × 5 = 105/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/480 + 105/480 = 960 + 105/480 = 1065/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/32
  6. In mixed form: 27/32

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