## Elementary Algebra

$\frac{8x+5y}{xy}$.
In order to add or subtract fractions, we start by making a common denominator (bottom of the fraction). Thus, we multiply 5/x by y/y and 8/y by x/x to obtain: $\frac{5y}{xy}$+($\frac{8x}{xy}$)=$\frac{8x+5y}{xy}$.