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1^{st} number: 2/3, 2^{nd} number: 2 0/4

23 + 84 is 83.

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

LCM of 3 and 4 is**12**

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

23 = 2 × 43 × 4 = 812 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

84 = 8 × 34 × 3 = 2412 - Add the two like fractions:

812 + 2412 = 8 + 2412 = 3212 - 32/12 simplified gives 83
- So, 2/3 + 8/4 = 8/3

In mixed form: 223

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