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Add 84/42 and 20/49

1st number: 2 0/42, 2nd number: 20/49

84/42 + 20/49 is 118/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    84/42 = 84 × 7/42 × 7 = 588/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    20/49 = 20 × 6/49 × 6 = 120/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/294 + 120/294 = 588 + 120/294 = 708/294
  5. 708/294 simplified gives 118/49
  6. So, 84/42 + 20/49 = 118/49
    In mixed form: 220/49

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