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Add 8/42 and 24/20

1st number: 8/42, 2nd number: 1 4/20

8/42 + 24/20 is 146/105.

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,
    8/42 = 8 × 10/42 × 10 = 80/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    24/20 = 24 × 21/20 × 21 = 504/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/420 + 504/420 = 80 + 504/420 = 584/420
  5. 584/420 simplified gives 146/105
  6. So, 8/42 + 24/20 = 146/105
    In mixed form: 141/105

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