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Add 15/2 and 72/10

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 7 2/10

15/2 + 72/10 is 147/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    15/2 = 15 × 5/2 × 5 = 75/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    72/10 = 72 × 1/10 × 1 = 72/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/10 + 72/10 = 75 + 72/10 = 147/10
  5. In mixed form: 147/10

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