# How do you find the sum of 2.5+2.57+3.1?

Jun 1, 2018

$7.97$

#### Explanation:

$2.3 + 2.57 + 3.1$

Simplifying;

$\left(2.0 + 0.3\right) + \left(2.0 + 0.57\right) + \left(3.0 + 0.1\right)$

Collecting like terms;

$\left(2.0 + 2.0 + 3.0\right) + \left(0.3 + 0.1 + 0.57\right)$

$7.0 + 0.97$

$7.97$