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Add 14/16 and 9/15

14/16 + 9/15 is 59/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 15 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    14/16 = 14 × 15/16 × 15 = 210/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    9/15 = 9 × 16/15 × 16 = 144/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/240 + 144/240 = 210 + 144/240 = 354/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/40
  6. In mixed form: 119/40

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