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1^{st} number: 2 0/5, 2^{nd} number: 7/8

105 + 78 is 238.

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

LCM of 5 and 8 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,

105 = 10 × 85 × 8 = 8040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

78 = 7 × 58 × 5 = 3540 - Add the two like fractions:

8040 + 3540 = 80 + 3540 = 11540 - 115/40 simplified gives 238
- So, 10/5 + 7/8 = 23/8

In mixed form: 278

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