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1^{st} number: 7 0/8, 2^{nd} number: 7 0/6

568 + 426 is 141.

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

LCM of 8 and 6 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

568 = 56 × 38 × 3 = 16824 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,

426 = 42 × 46 × 4 = 16824 - Add the two like fractions:

16824 + 16824 = 168 + 16824 = 33624 - 336/24 simplified gives 141
- So, 56/8 + 42/6 = 14/1

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