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Add 80/20 and 42/36

1st number: 4 0/20, 2nd number: 1 6/36

80/20 + 42/36 is 31/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    80/20 = 80 × 9/20 × 9 = 720/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    42/36 = 42 × 5/36 × 5 = 210/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/180 + 210/180 = 720 + 210/180 = 930/180
  5. 930/180 simplified gives 31/6
  6. So, 80/20 + 42/36 = 31/6
    In mixed form: 51/6

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