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Add 10/15 and 2/10

10/15 + 2/10 is 13/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    10/15 = 10 × 2/15 × 2 = 20/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    2/10 = 2 × 3/10 × 3 = 6/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/30 + 6/30 = 20 + 6/30 = 26/30
  5. 26/30 simplified gives 13/15
  6. So, 10/15 + 2/10 = 13/15

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