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Add 48/35 and 42/20

1st number: 1 13/35, 2nd number: 2 2/20

48/35 + 42/20 is 243/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    48/35 = 48 × 4/35 × 4 = 192/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    42/20 = 42 × 7/20 × 7 = 294/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/140 + 294/140 = 192 + 294/140 = 486/140
  5. 486/140 simplified gives 243/70
  6. So, 48/35 + 42/20 = 243/70
    In mixed form: 333/70

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