# SOLUTION: 3 + 5 7/9= anyone knows the answer with a step by step breakdown thanks

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numeric Fractions Question 268896: 3 + 5 7/9= anyone knows the answer with a step by step breakdown thanks Found 2 solutions by Edwin McCravy, stanbon:Answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Just add the whole parts 3+5 getting 8 and then put on the fraction , and like magic you suddenly have the answer ! That wasn't so hard, now was it? Edwin``` Answer by stanbon(57323)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3 + 5 7/9= --- 3 + (9*5+7)/9 --- 3 + (52/9) --- (27/9) + (52/9) --- 79/9 --- 8 7/9 ------- ========= A shorter way 3 + 5 7/9 = 3 + 5 + 7/9 = 8 7/9 = (9*8+7)/9 = (79/9) ===================== Cheers, Stan H.