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Add 5/20 and 42/30

1st number: 5/20, 2nd number: 1 12/30

5/20 + 42/30 is 33/20.

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,
    5/20 = 5 × 3/20 × 3 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    42/30 = 42 × 2/30 × 2 = 84/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/60 + 84/60 = 15 + 84/60 = 99/60
  5. 99/60 simplified gives 33/20
  6. So, 5/20 + 42/30 = 33/20
    In mixed form: 113/20

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