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    What is 7/8 plus 1/4?

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    7/8 + 1/4 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the sum of 7/8 and 1/4 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    7/8+1/4 equals to
    7/8 + 1/4 = 9/8
    Hence, 7/8 + 1/4 is equal to 9/8.
    where
    7/8 is a fraction as an addend,
    1/4 is a fraction as an addend,
    9/8 is the sum of 7/8 and 1/4.

    7/8 plus 1/4 as a decimal
    7/8 + 1/4 = 9/8
    9/8 = 1.125
    Hence, 7/8+1/4 can be written as 1.125 in decimal.
    where
    1.125 is the sum of 7/8 and 1/4.

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    How-to: 7/8 + 1/4 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation for adding 7/8 to 1/4 shows how to find what is the sum of 7/8 and 1/4. The sum of fractions 7/8 plus 1/4 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
    What is 7/8 plus 1/4 as a fraction?

    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 7/8
    Fraction B: 1/4

    What to be found?
    7/8+1/4 = ?
    Find what's the sum of 7/8 and 1/4.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 7/8 and 1/4 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 7/8 and 1/4 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions addition.

    step 3For unlike fractions addition, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 7/8 and 1/4:
    The LCM of 8 and 4 is 8.


    step 4 Write the fractions 7/8 and 1/4 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =7/8+1/4
    =(7 x 8)/(8 x 8)+(1 x 8)/(4 x 8)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =7/8+2/8


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/8 x (7/1+2/1)
    =1/8 x (7 + 2)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/8 x 9
    =9/8
    7/8+1/4=9/8

    Hence,
    7/8 plus 1/4 equals to 9/8 in fraction.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 7/8
    Fraction B: 1/4

    What to be found?
    7/8+1/4 = ?
    Find what's the sum of 7/8 and 1/4.

    step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (7 x 4), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (1 x 8), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (8 x 4) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
    = (7 x 4) + (1 x 8)/(8 x 4)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (28 + 8)/32
    = 36/32
    = 9/8
    7/8+1/4 = 9/8
    Hence,
    7/8 plus 1/4 = 9/8

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