1. ## estimating fractions

1/8+3/5 (in its simplest form)

2. assume you want to add

lowest common denominator is 40

$\frac{5}{40} + \frac{24}{40} = \frac{29}{40}$

3. thank you for your help but i still dont understand how to actuallt answer it in simplest form

4. thank you for your help but i still don't understand how to actually answer it in simplest form

5. Since 29 is prime, that is its "simplest form".