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    5/8 plus 5/8 as a fraction

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    5/8 + 5/8 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 5/8 plus 5/8 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    5/8+5/8 equals to
    5/8 + 5/8 = (?)
    5/8 + 5/8 = (5 + 5)/8
    = 10/8
    = (2 x 5)/(2 x 4)
    = 5/4
    5/8 + 5/8 = 5/4
    5/8 plus 5/8 is equal to 5/4

    where
    5/8 is a fraction as an addend,
    5/8 is a fraction as an addend,
    5/4 is the sum of 5/8 and 5/8.

    5/8 plus 5/8 as a decimal
    5/8 + 5/8 = 5/4
    5/4 = 1.25
    5/8+5/8 as a decimal is 1.25
    where
    1.25 is the sum of 5/8 and 5/8.

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    How-to: 5/8 + 5/8 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 5/8 plus 5/8 in simplest form

    Problem and Workout:
    What is 5/8 plus 5/8 as a fraction?
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 5/8
    Fraction B: 5/8

    What to be found?
    5/8+5/8 = ?
    Find what's the sum of 5/8 and 5/8.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 5/8 and 5/8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 5/8 and 5/8 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions addition.

    step 3 For like fractions addition, write the fractions 5/8 and 5/8 in addition expression form like the below:
    Sum = 5/8 + 5/8


    step 4Take the common value 1/8 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
    = 1/8 x (5 /1 + 5 /1)
    = 1/8 x (5 + 5)


    step 5Simplify the above expression further:
    = 1/8 x 10
    = 10/8
    = 10/8
    = 5/4
    5/8 + 5/8 = 5/4

    Hence,
    5/8 plus 5/8 equals to 5/4

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