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1^{st} number: 3/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/7

35 + 97 is 6635.

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

LCM of 5 and 7 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

35 = 3 × 75 × 7 = 2135 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

97 = 9 × 57 × 5 = 4535 - Add the two like fractions:

2135 + 4535 = 21 + 4535 = 6635 - So, 3/5 + 9/7 = 66/35

In mixed form: 13135

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