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Add 15/2 and 9/80

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 9/80

15/2 + 9/80 is 609/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 80 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 40 = 80,
    15/2 = 15 × 40/2 × 40 = 600/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    9/80 = 9 × 1/80 × 1 = 9/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/80 + 9/80 = 600 + 9/80 = 609/80
  5. In mixed form: 749/80

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