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1^{st} number: 2 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/6

73 + 76 is 72.

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

LCM of 3 and 6 is**6**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 6 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,

73 = 7 × 23 × 2 = 146 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,

76 = 7 × 16 × 1 = 76 - Add the two like fractions:

146 + 76 = 14 + 76 = 216 - 21/6 simplified gives 72
- So, 7/3 + 7/6 = 7/2

In mixed form: 312

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