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Add 5/42 and 20/10

1st number: 5/42, 2nd number: 2 0/10

5/42 + 20/10 is 89/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 10 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    5/42 = 5 × 5/42 × 5 = 25/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    20/10 = 20 × 21/10 × 21 = 420/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/210 + 420/210 = 25 + 420/210 = 445/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/42
  6. In mixed form: 25/42

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