What is 8/6 plus 5/4? 8/6 + 5/4 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the sum of 8/6 and 5/4 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

8/6+5/4 equals to
8/6 + 5/4 = 31/12
Hence, 8/6 + 5/4 is equal to 31/12.
where
8/6 is a fraction as an addend,
5/4 is a fraction as an addend,
31/12 is the sum of 8/6 and 5/4.

8/6 plus 5/4 as a decimal
8/6 + 5/4 = 31/12
31/12 = 2.5833
Hence, 8/6+5/4 can be written as 2.5833 in decimal.
where
2.5833 is the sum of 8/6 and 5/4.

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How-to: 8/6 + 5/4 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation for adding 8/6 to 5/4 shows how to find what is the sum of 8/6 and 5/4. The sum of fractions 8/6 plus 5/4 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 8/6 plus 5/4 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 8/6
Fraction B: 5/4

What to be found?
8/6+5/4 = ?
Find what's the sum of 8/6 and 5/4.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 8/6 and 5/4 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 8/6 and 5/4 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 8/6 and 5/4:
The LCM of 6 and 4 is 12.

step 4 Write the fractions 8/6 and 5/4 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=8/6+5/4
=(8 x 12)/(6 x 12)+(5 x 12)/(4 x 12)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=16/12+15/12

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/12 x (16/1+15/1)
=1/12 x (16 + 15)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/12 x 31
=31/12
8/6+5/4=31/12

Hence,
8/6 plus 5/4 equals to 31/12 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 8/6
Fraction B: 5/4

What to be found?
8/6+5/4 = ?
Find what's the sum of 8/6 and 5/4.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (8 x 4), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (5 x 6), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (6 x 4) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (8 x 4) + (5 x 6)/(6 x 4)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (32 + 30)/24
= 62/24
= 31/12
8/6+5/4 = 31/12
Hence,
8/6 plus 5/4 = 31/12 