# Adding fractions and mixed numbers: 8/5 + 6 2/7

Welcome to my article adding fractions and mixed numbers: 8/5 + 6 2/7. This question is taken from the simplification lesson.
The solution of this question has been explained in a very simple way by a well-known teacher by doing addition, subtraction, and fractions.
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## adding fractions and mixed numbers: 8/5 + 6 2/7

Before solving this question, we will write in this way,

\displaystyle \frac{8}{5}\text{ }+\text{ }6\text{ }\frac{2}{7}

\displaystyle \frac{8}{5}\text{ }+\text{ }\frac{{7\times 6+2}}{7}

\displaystyle \frac{8}{5}\text{ }+\text{ }\frac{{44}}{7}

\displaystyle \frac{{8\times 7}}{{5\times 7}}\text{ }+\text{ }\frac{{44\times 5}}{{7\times 5}}

\displaystyle \frac{{56}}{{35}}\text{ }+\text{ }\frac{{220}}{{35}}

\displaystyle \frac{{56+220}}{{35}}\text{ }

\displaystyle \frac{{276}}{{35}}\text{ }

7.8857142857142

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