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    7/8 plus 8 as a fraction

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

    7/8+8 equals to
    7/8 + 8 = (?)
    7/8 + 8/1 = [(7 x 1) + (8 x 8)]/(8 x 1)
    = (7 + 64)/8
    = 71/8
    7/8 + 8 = 71/8
    7/8 plus 8 is equal to 71/8

    where
    7/8 is a fraction as an addend,
    8 is a fraction as an addend,
    71/8 is the sum of 7/8 and 8.

    7/8 plus 8 as a decimal
    7/8 + 8 = 71/8
    71/8 = 8.875
    7/8+8 as a decimal is 8.875
    where
    8.875 is the sum of 7/8 and 8.

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    How-to: 7/8 + 8 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 7/8 plus 8 in simplest form by using the following methods:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

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

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

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


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 7/8 and 8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 7/8 and 8 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 8:
    The LCM of 8 and 1 is 8.


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


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =7/8+64/8


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/8 x (7/1+64/1)
    =1/8 x (7 + 64)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/8 x 71
    =71/8
    7/8+8=71/8

    Hence,
    7/8 plus 8 equals to 71/8 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: 8/1

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

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

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (7 + 64)/8
    7/8+8 = 71/8
    Hence,
    7/8 plus 8 = 71/8

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