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Add 42/20 and 14/54

1st number: 2 2/20, 2nd number: 14/54

42/20 + 14/54 is 637/270.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 54 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    42/20 = 42 × 27/20 × 27 = 1134/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 10 = 540,
    14/54 = 14 × 10/54 × 10 = 140/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/540 + 140/540 = 1134 + 140/540 = 1274/540
  5. 1274/540 simplified gives 637/270
  6. So, 42/20 + 14/54 = 637/270
    In mixed form: 297/270

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