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1^{st} number: 2/3, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/7

23 + 97 is 4121.

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

LCM of 3 and 7 is**21**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 21 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,

23 = 2 × 73 × 7 = 1421 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,

97 = 9 × 37 × 3 = 2721 - Add the two like fractions:

1421 + 2721 = 14 + 2721 = 4121 - So, 2/3 + 9/7 = 41/21

In mixed form: 12021

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