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Add 1/3 and 4/15

1/3 + 4/15 is 3/5.

Steps for adding fractions

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

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