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Add 42/20 and 54/14

1st number: 2 2/20, 2nd number: 3 12/14

42/20 + 54/14 is 417/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 14 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    42/20 = 42 × 7/20 × 7 = 294/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    54/14 = 54 × 10/14 × 10 = 540/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/140 + 540/140 = 294 + 540/140 = 834/140
  5. 834/140 simplified gives 417/70
  6. So, 42/20 + 54/14 = 417/70
    In mixed form: 567/70

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