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Add 10/15 and 10/25

10/15 + 10/25 is 16/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 25 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 5 = 75,
    10/15 = 10 × 5/15 × 5 = 50/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 3 = 75,
    10/25 = 10 × 3/25 × 3 = 30/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/75 + 30/75 = 50 + 30/75 = 80/75
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/15
  6. In mixed form: 11/15

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