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1^{st} number: 1/6, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/7

16 + 97 is 6142.

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

LCM of 6 and 7 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

16 = 1 × 76 × 7 = 742 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,

97 = 9 × 67 × 6 = 5442 - Add the two like fractions:

742 + 5442 = 7 + 5442 = 6142 - So, 1/6 + 9/7 = 61/42

In mixed form: 11942

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