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Add 1/15 and 5/9

1/15 + 5/9 is 28/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    1/15 = 1 × 3/15 × 3 = 3/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    5/9 = 5 × 5/9 × 5 = 25/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/45 + 25/45 = 3 + 25/45 = 28/45

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