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Add 42/20 and 35/54

1st number: 2 2/20, 2nd number: 35/54

42/20 + 35/54 is 371/135.

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,
    35/54 = 35 × 10/54 × 10 = 350/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/540 + 350/540 = 1134 + 350/540 = 1484/540
  5. 1484/540 simplified gives 371/135
  6. So, 42/20 + 35/54 = 371/135
    In mixed form: 2101/135

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