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

72 + 74 is 214.

- 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,

72 = 7 × 22 × 2 = 144 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

74 = 7 × 14 × 1 = 74 - Add the two like fractions:

144 + 74 = 14 + 74 = 214 - So, 7/2 + 7/4 = 21/4

In mixed form: 514

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