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1^{st} number: 1/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 3/5

14 + 85 is 3720.

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

LCM of 4 and 5 is**20**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,

14 = 1 × 54 × 5 = 520 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,

85 = 8 × 45 × 4 = 3220 - Add the two like fractions:

520 + 3220 = 5 + 3220 = 3720 - So, 1/4 + 8/5 = 37/20

In mixed form: 11720

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