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

52 + 34 is 134.

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

LCM of 2 and 4 is**4**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 4 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,

52 = 5 × 22 × 2 = 104 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

34 = 3 × 14 × 1 = 34 - Add the two like fractions:

104 + 34 = 10 + 34 = 134 - So, 5/2 + 3/4 = 13/4

In mixed form: 314

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