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24 + 17 is 914.

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

LCM of 4 and 7 is**28**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 28 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,

24 = 2 × 74 × 7 = 1428 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,

17 = 1 × 47 × 4 = 428 - Add the two like fractions:

1428 + 428 = 14 + 428 = 1828 - 18/28 simplified gives 914
- So, 2/4 + 1/7 = 9/14

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