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1^{st} number: 2 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 1/3

42 + 13 is 73.

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

LCM of 2 and 3 is**6** - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,

42 = 4 × 32 × 3 = 126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,

13 = 1 × 23 × 2 = 26 - Add the two fractions:

126 + 26 = 12 + 26 = 146 - 14/6 simplified gives 73
- So, 4/2 + 1/3 = 7/3

In mixed form: 213

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