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1. Anyone know what

5X +4
------------
8X

Is? And why?
2. (Original post by Sophhhowa)
Anyone know what

5X +4
------------
8X

Is? And why?
Do you know how to add two fractions together?
3. (Original post by Mutleybm1996)
Do you know how to add two fractions together?
Yes. But with the original question I don't think it simplfys anymore
4. (Original post by Sophhhowa)
Yes. But with the original question I don't think it simplfys anymore
In sort (a)/(d) + (c)/(d) = (a+c)/(d)

It's more complicated but that's the gist, we can assume here that both the denominators are 8X just to simplify things.

So, we now have (5x/8x) + (4/8x) can you see how to simplify this?

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