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1^{st} number: 2 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 4/8

104 + 48 is 31.

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

LCM of 4 and 8 is**8**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 8 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,

104 = 10 × 24 × 2 = 208 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,

48 = 4 × 18 × 1 = 48 - Add the two like fractions:

208 + 48 = 20 + 48 = 248 - 24/8 simplified gives 31
- So, 10/4 + 4/8 = 3/1

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