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

84 + 86 is 103.

- 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,

86 = 8 × 26 × 2 = 1612 - Add the two like fractions:

2412 + 1612 = 24 + 1612 = 4012 - 40/12 simplified gives 103
- So, 8/4 + 8/6 = 10/3

In mixed form: 313

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