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Add 42/24 and 8/20

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 8/20

42/24 + 8/20 is 43/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    42/24 = 42 × 5/24 × 5 = 210/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    8/20 = 8 × 6/20 × 6 = 48/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/120 + 48/120 = 210 + 48/120 = 258/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/20
  6. In mixed form: 23/20

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