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

53 + 84 is 113.

- 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,

53 = 5 × 43 × 4 = 2012 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

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

2012 + 2412 = 20 + 2412 = 4412 - 44/12 simplified gives 113
- So, 5/3 + 8/4 = 11/3

In mixed form: 323

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