# How do you simplify #5/7 + 3/4#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

To add fractions, give them a denominator in common

The Lowest Common Denominator for

That means that you should change

Next, change

Now you can add the like fractions

To add like fractions, add the numerators and keep the common denominator

You can convert the improper fraction into a mixed number if you want, but usually it is just left as an improper fraction.