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

12 + 54 is 74.

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

LCM of 2 and 4 is**4**

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

12 = 1 × 22 × 2 = 24 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

54 = 5 × 14 × 1 = 54 - Add the two like fractions:

24 + 54 = 2 + 54 = 74 - So, 1/2 + 5/4 = 7/4

In mixed form: 134

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