Here's how you add


Step 1Since our denominators match, we can add the numerators. 4 + 1 = 5 Answer:


Step 2Now, do we need to simplify this fraction? First, we attempt to divide it by 2... Nope. Try the next prime number, 3... Nope. Try the next prime number, 5... Nope. Try the next prime number, 7... No good. 7 is larger than 5. So we're done reducing. Congratulations! Here's your final answer to 4/7 + 1/7
