How do you evaluate #1 5/6 +7 5/6#?

1 Answer
Mar 18, 2018

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

We can rewrite the expression as:

#(1 + 5/6) + (7 + 5/6) =>#

#1 + 5/6 + 7 + 5/6 =>#

#1 + 7 + 5/6 + 5/6 =>#

#8 + (5 + 5)/6 =>#

#8 + 10/6#

Now, we can convert the improper fraction into a mixed number giving:

#8 + (6 + 4)/6 =>#

#8 + 6/6 + 4/6 =>#

#8 + 1 + 2/3 =>#

#9 + 2/3 =>#

#9 2/3#