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

75 + 87 is 8935.

- 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,

75 = 7 × 75 × 7 = 4935 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

87 = 8 × 57 × 5 = 4035 - Add the two like fractions:

4935 + 4035 = 49 + 4035 = 8935 - So, 7/5 + 8/7 = 89/35

In mixed form: 21935

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