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Add 10/15 and 7/12

10/15 + 7/12 is 5/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    10/15 = 10 × 4/15 × 4 = 40/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    7/12 = 7 × 5/12 × 5 = 35/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/60 + 35/60 = 40 + 35/60 = 75/60
  5. 75/60 simplified gives 5/4
  6. So, 10/15 + 7/12 = 5/4
    In mixed form: 11/4

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