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

84 + 45 is 145.

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

LCM of 4 and 5 is**20**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,

84 = 8 × 54 × 5 = 4020 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,

45 = 4 × 45 × 4 = 1620 - Add the two like fractions:

4020 + 1620 = 40 + 1620 = 5620 - 56/20 simplified gives 145
- So, 8/4 + 4/5 = 14/5

In mixed form: 245

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