Seventeen eighths or two and an eighth.
eight and five eighths
1/4 + 5/8 can also be written as 2/8 + 5/8 to make addition easier. The answer is 7/87/8
one and three eights
2 7/8 + 1 3/4 = 4 5/8 or four and five eighths.
two fourths equals one half two eighths equals one quarter one half plus one quarter is three quarters. Or, two fourths equals four eighths four eighths plus two eighths equals six eighths six eighths equals three quarters.
9.625 or 77/8
11/8 or 1 and 3/8