# How do you simplify #\frac { 4} { 5} + \frac { 7} { 8} #?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 4, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We need to put each fraction over a common denominator by multiplying each fraction by the appropriate form of

We can now add the numerators of the two fractions over the common denominator.

If necessary, we can convert this improper fraction into a mixed number as follows: