# How do you evaluate #2/5 + 3/10#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 28, 2016

Convert the fractions so they have a common denominator; then add the numerators to get

#### Explanation:

Given

To add fractions we need to write them with the same denominator:

and since

When fractions have the same denominator we can add the numerators and write the sum over that common denominator: