math 4th grade
posted by daniel .
how do you add 2/3 plus 5/8

Find a common denominator.

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

All you have to do is add 16/24 and 15/24

Add the numerators.