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1^{st} number: 4 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 1 3/5

82 + 85 is 285.

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

LCM of 2 and 5 is**10**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 10 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,

82 = 8 × 52 × 5 = 4010 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,

85 = 8 × 25 × 2 = 1610 - Add the two like fractions:

4010 + 1610 = 40 + 1610 = 5610 - 56/10 simplified gives 285
- So, 8/2 + 8/5 = 28/5

In mixed form: 535

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