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Add 9/7 and 5/8

1st number: 1 2/7, 2nd number: 5/8

9/7 + 5/8 is 107/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    9/7 = 9 × 8/7 × 8 = 72/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    5/8 = 5 × 7/8 × 7 = 35/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/56 + 35/56 = 72 + 35/56 = 107/56
  5. So, 9/7 + 5/8 = 107/56
    In mixed form: 151/56

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