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Add 63/42 and 45/20

1st number: 1 21/42, 2nd number: 2 5/20

63/42 + 45/20 is 15/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 20 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    63/42 = 63 × 10/42 × 10 = 630/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    45/20 = 45 × 21/20 × 21 = 945/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/420 + 945/420 = 630 + 945/420 = 1575/420
  5. 1575/420 simplified gives 15/4
  6. So, 63/42 + 45/20 = 15/4
    In mixed form: 33/4

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