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1^{st} number: 1 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 3/5

74 + 35 is 4720.

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

LCM of 4 and 5 is**20**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,

74 = 7 × 54 × 5 = 3520 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,

35 = 3 × 45 × 4 = 1220 - Add the two like fractions:

3520 + 1220 = 35 + 1220 = 4720 - So, 7/4 + 3/5 = 47/20

In mixed form: 2720

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