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

82 + 84 is 61.

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

LCM of 2 and 4 is**4**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 4 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,

82 = 8 × 22 × 2 = 164 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

84 = 8 × 14 × 1 = 84 - Add the two like fractions:

164 + 84 = 16 + 84 = 244 - 24/4 simplified gives 61
- So, 8/2 + 8/4 = 6/1

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