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1^{st} number: 2 2/5, 2^{nd} number: 4/8

125 + 48 is 2910.

- 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,

125 = 12 × 85 × 8 = 9640 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

48 = 4 × 58 × 5 = 2040 - Add the two like fractions:

9640 + 2040 = 96 + 2040 = 11640 - 116/40 simplified gives 2910
- So, 12/5 + 4/8 = 29/10

In mixed form: 2910

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