Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - Chapter 2 Review Problem Set: 15

Answer

$= \frac{19}{24}$

Work Step by Step

We first create a common denominator, and then we add the numerators together to obtain: $\frac{3}{8} + \frac{5}{12}$ $= \frac{3(12)}{96} + \frac{5(8)}{96}$ $= \frac{36}{96} + \frac{40}{96}$ $= \frac{76}{96}$ $= \frac{19}{24}$
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