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

53 + 45 is 3715.

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

LCM of 3 and 5 is**15**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 15 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,

53 = 5 × 53 × 5 = 2515 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,

45 = 4 × 35 × 3 = 1215 - Add the two like fractions:

2515 + 1215 = 25 + 1215 = 3715 - So, 5/3 + 4/5 = 37/15

In mixed form: 2715

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