# How do you combine (x/3) + (5x)/3?

##### 1 Answer
May 18, 2015

When you have two fractions with the same denominator, you can just add or subtract the numerators:

$\frac{x}{3} + \frac{5 x}{3} = \frac{6 x}{3} = \textcolor{g r e e n}{2 x}$