## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$\frac{5}{8}$
$\frac{3}{8}$ $+$ $\frac{2}{8}$ = $\frac{3 + 2}{8}$ = $\frac{5}{8}$ Add numerators 5 is the sum of the numerators 8 is the same denominator $\frac{5}{8}$ is already in lowest terms