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

12 + 64 is 21.

- 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,

12 = 1 × 22 × 2 = 24 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

64 = 6 × 14 × 1 = 64 - Add the two like fractions:

24 + 64 = 2 + 64 = 84 - 8/4 simplified gives 21
- So, 1/2 + 6/4 = 2/1

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