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1^{st} number: 1 2/8, 2^{nd} number: 5/9

108 + 59 is 6536.

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

LCM of 8 and 9 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,

108 = 10 × 98 × 9 = 9072 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,

59 = 5 × 89 × 8 = 4072 - Add the two like fractions:

9072 + 4072 = 90 + 4072 = 13072 - 130/72 simplified gives 6536
- So, 10/8 + 5/9 = 65/36

In mixed form: 12936

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