# How do you simplify 5.91+2.38?

8.29

#### Explanation:

We can add them this way:

${5}^{1} .91$
$\underline{2 \textcolor{w h i t e}{0} .38}$
$8 \textcolor{w h i t e}{0} .29$

See that when adding the 9 and 3 together $\left(9 + 3 = 12\right)$ we wrote down the 2 and carried over the 1.