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1^{st} number: 14 0/4, 2^{nd} number: 20/42

564 + 2042 is 30421.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 4 and 42 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,

564 = 56 × 214 × 21 = 117684 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,

2042 = 20 × 242 × 2 = 4084 - Add the two like fractions:

117684 + 4084 = 1176 + 4084 = 121684 - 1216/84 simplified gives 30421
- So, 56/4 + 20/42 = 304/21

In mixed form: 141021

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