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1^{st} number: 2 0/4, 2^{nd} number: 4/9

84 + 49 is 229.

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

LCM of 4 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,

84 = 8 × 94 × 9 = 7236 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

49 = 4 × 49 × 4 = 1636 - Add the two like fractions:

7236 + 1636 = 72 + 1636 = 8836 - 88/36 simplified gives 229
- So, 8/4 + 4/9 = 22/9

In mixed form: 249

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