# Marcie jogged 0.8 mile on Wednesday and 0.9 mile on Thursday. How far did she jog on the two days?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 29, 2016

#### Answer:

1.7 miles.

#### Explanation:

The key to adding decimal fractions is to line up the decimal point.

If the decimal points are lined up above each other then like numbers will be added to each other correctly. So......

```
0.9
```

+0.8

1.7

.9 =

Changing the improper fraction to a mixed number gives.