Here's how you add
Since our denominators match, we can add the numerators.
1 + 2 = 3
Now, 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...
No good. 5 is larger than 3. So we're done reducing.
Congratulations! Here's your final answer to 1/8 + 2/8