# You go out for a long walk. You walk 3/4 mile and then sit down to take a rest. Then you walk 3/8 of a mile. How far did you walk altogether?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 6, 2017

#### Explanation:

To calculate the total distance walked, sum the 2 individual distances walked together.

#rArr3/4+3/8# We require to have common denominators, before adding.

#3/4xx2/2=6/8#

#rArr6/8+3/8=9/8=1 1/8#