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1^{st} number: 1 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 24/60

74 + 2460 is 4320.

- 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,

74 = 7 × 154 × 15 = 10560 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,

2460 = 24 × 160 × 1 = 2460 - Add the two like fractions:

10560 + 2460 = 105 + 2460 = 12960 - 129/60 simplified gives 4320
- So, 7/4 + 24/60 = 43/20

In mixed form: 2320

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