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1^{st} number: 2 18/40, 2^{nd} number: 2/30

9840 + 230 is 15160.

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

LCM of 40 and 30 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

9840 = 98 × 340 × 3 = 294120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

230 = 2 × 430 × 4 = 8120 - Add the two like fractions:

294120 + 8120 = 294 + 8120 = 302120 - 302/120 simplified gives 15160
- So, 98/40 + 2/30 = 151/60

In mixed form: 23160

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