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Add 15/25 and 60/98

15/25 + 60/98 is 297/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 98 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 98 = 2450,
    15/25 = 15 × 98/25 × 98 = 1470/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    60/98 = 60 × 25/98 × 25 = 1500/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1470/2450 + 1500/2450 = 1470 + 1500/2450 = 2970/2450
  5. 2970/2450 simplified gives 297/245
  6. So, 15/25 + 60/98 = 297/245
    In mixed form: 152/245

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