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Add 42/20 and 50/30

1st number: 2 2/20, 2nd number: 1 20/30

42/20 + 50/30 is 113/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    42/20 = 42 × 3/20 × 3 = 126/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    50/30 = 50 × 2/30 × 2 = 100/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/60 + 100/60 = 126 + 100/60 = 226/60
  5. 226/60 simplified gives 113/30
  6. So, 42/20 + 50/30 = 113/30
    In mixed form: 323/30

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