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Add 6/8 and 9/7

1st number: 6/8, 2nd number: 1 2/7

6/8 + 9/7 is 57/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 7 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    6/8 = 6 × 7/8 × 7 = 42/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    9/7 = 9 × 8/7 × 8 = 72/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/56 + 72/56 = 42 + 72/56 = 114/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/28
  6. In mixed form: 21/28

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