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Add 7/12 and 9/7

1st number: 7/12, 2nd number: 1 2/7

7/12 + 9/7 is 157/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    7/12 = 7 × 7/12 × 7 = 49/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    9/7 = 9 × 12/7 × 12 = 108/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/84 + 108/84 = 49 + 108/84 = 157/84
  5. In mixed form: 173/84

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