Posted by daniel on .
how do you add 2/3 plus 5/8

math 4th grade 
Shawn,
Find a common denominator.

math 4th grade 
Ms. Sue,
First you change them to equivalent fractions with the same denominator.
2/3 = 16/24
5/8 = 15/24
Now, just add the numerators. 
math 4th grade 
daniel,
then what do i do with 16/24 and 15/24

math 4th grade 
K,
All you have to do is add 16/24 and 15/24

math 4th grade 
Ms. Sue,
Add the numerators.