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Add 15/16 and 20/6

1st number: 15/16, 2nd number: 3 2/6

15/16 + 20/6 is 205/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 6 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    15/16 = 15 × 3/16 × 3 = 45/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    20/6 = 20 × 8/6 × 8 = 160/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/48 + 160/48 = 45 + 160/48 = 205/48
  5. In mixed form: 413/48

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