# 5/8 plus 5/8 as a fraction 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 