Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Skills Handbook - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Exercises: 2

Answer

5/4

Work Step by Step

To add or subtract fractions, we must have a common denominator. 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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