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 Question 65006This question is from textbook Pre-Algebra : Find the sum or difference. 5 2/7 + 7 1/6 Thanks! Please work really really really fast! Happy Holidays!This question is from textbook Pre-Algebra Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!5 2/7=37/7 7 1/6=43/6 NOW WE FIND A COMMON DENOMINATOR (6*7)=42 37/7=X/42 7X=1554 X=1554/7 X=222 OR 37/7=222/42 ------------------------ 43/6=X/42 6X=1806 X=1806/6 X=301 OR 43/6=301/42 ----------------------- NOW WE CAN ADD THESE TWO FRACTIONS 222/42+301/42=523/42=12 19/42