What is 1 7/8+4 1/4?

1 Answer
Oct 1, 2015

Answer:

The answer is #6 1/8#

Explanation:

First you have to extend the fractions so that they will have common denominator. In this case the lowest possible denominator is 8 so:
Next you can add the whole parts and the fractions.
Final step is to change the improper fraction (#9/8#) to a mixed number.

#1 7/8+4 1/4=1 7/8+4 2/8=5 9/8=5 + 1 1/8=6 1/8#