How do you evaluate #8 13/20 + 6 9/20#?

1 Answer
Aug 1, 2016

Answer:

#15 1/10#

Explanation:

As the denominators are already the same we can just add.

Add the whole numbers and add the numerators.

#8 13/20 + 6 9/20#

=#14 (13+9)/20 = 14 22/20#

However we now have more than a whole number.

#14 + 1 2/20#

=#15 2/20= 15 1/10#