Simplify 5 3/8

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538
A mixed number is an addition of its whole and fractional parts.
5+38
Add 5 and 38.
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To write 5 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 88.
5⋅88+38
Combine 5 and 88.
5⋅88+38
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
5⋅8+38
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply 5 by 8.
40+38
Add 40 and 3.
438
438
438
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
438
Decimal Form:
5.375
Mixed Number Form:
538
Simplify 5 3/8

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