# How do you evaluate 5/8 + 1 3/4 ?

$2 \frac{3}{8}$
When adding/subtracting fractions they must have the same denominator, so change $\frac{3}{4}$ into $\frac{6}{8}$
The question now is $\frac{5}{8} + 1 \frac{6}{8} = 1 \frac{11}{8} = 2 \frac{3}{8}$