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1^{st} number: 2/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/7

25 + 87 is 5435.

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

LCM of 5 and 7 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

25 = 2 × 75 × 7 = 1435 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

87 = 8 × 57 × 5 = 4035 - Add the two like fractions:

1435 + 4035 = 14 + 4035 = 5435 - So, 2/5 + 8/7 = 54/35

In mixed form: 11935

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