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    estimating fractions

    1/8+3/5 (in its simplest form)
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    assume you want to add

    lowest common denominator is 40

    \frac{5}{40} + \frac{24}{40} = \frac{29}{40}
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    thank you for your help but i still dont understand how to actuallt answer it in simplest form
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    thank you for your help but i still don't understand how to actually answer it in simplest form
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    Since 29 is prime, that is its "simplest form".
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