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1^{st} number: 1 1/6, 2^{nd} number: 7/8

76 + 78 is 4924.

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

LCM of 6 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,

76 = 7 × 46 × 4 = 2824 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

78 = 7 × 38 × 3 = 2124 - Add the two like fractions:

2824 + 2124 = 28 + 2124 = 4924 - So, 7/6 + 7/8 = 49/24

In mixed form: 2124

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