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

Oct 1, 2015

The answer is $6 \frac{1}{8}$
Final step is to change the improper fraction ($\frac{9}{8}$) to a mixed number.
$1 \frac{7}{8} + 4 \frac{1}{4} = 1 \frac{7}{8} + 4 \frac{2}{8} = 5 \frac{9}{8} = 5 + 1 \frac{1}{8} = 6 \frac{1}{8}$