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

97 + 18 is 7956.

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

LCM of 7 and 8 is**56**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 56 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,

97 = 9 × 87 × 8 = 7256 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,

18 = 1 × 78 × 7 = 756 - Add the two like fractions:

7256 + 756 = 72 + 756 = 7956 - So, 9/7 + 1/8 = 79/56

In mixed form: 12356

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