Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Skills Handbook - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Exercises: 2

Answer

$\frac{5}{4}$

Work Step by Step

In order to add or subtract fractions, we need common denominators. Because 3/8 and 7/8 already have the same denominator, 8, we can add the numerators together: $ \frac{3}{8} + \frac{7}{8} = \frac{10}{8}=\frac{5}{4}$
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