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1^{st} number: 2 0/5, 2^{nd} number: 1/7

105 + 17 is 157.

- 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,

105 = 10 × 75 × 7 = 7035 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

17 = 1 × 57 × 5 = 535 - Add the two like fractions:

7035 + 535 = 70 + 535 = 7535 - 75/35 simplified gives 157
- So, 10/5 + 1/7 = 15/7

In mixed form: 217

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