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1^{st} number: 12 1/4, 2^{nd} number: 42/60

494 + 4260 is 25920.

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

LCM of 4 and 60 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,

494 = 49 × 154 × 15 = 73560 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,

4260 = 42 × 160 × 1 = 4260 - Add the two like fractions:

73560 + 4260 = 735 + 4260 = 77760 - 777/60 simplified gives 25920
- So, 49/4 + 42/60 = 259/20

In mixed form: 121920

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