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1^{st} number: 2 0/4, 2^{nd} number: 4/6

84 + 46 is 83.

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

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

84 = 8 × 34 × 3 = 2412 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

46 = 4 × 26 × 2 = 812 - Add the two like fractions:

2412 + 812 = 24 + 812 = 3212 - 32/12 simplified gives 83
- So, 8/4 + 4/6 = 8/3

In mixed form: 223

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