Solve for: (5)/(8)-(-(7)/(8))

Expression: $\frac{ 5 }{ 8 }-\left( -\frac{ 7 }{ 8 } \right)$

When there is a $-$ in front of an expression in parentheses, change the sign of each term of the expression and remove the parentheses

$\frac{ 5 }{ 8 }+\frac{ 7 }{ 8 }$

Add the fractions

$\begin{align*}&\frac{ 3 }{ 2 } \\&\begin{array} { l }1 \frac{ 1 }{ 2 },& 1.5\end{array}\end{align*}$