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Add 15/30 and 9/16

15/30 + 9/16 is 17/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    15/30 = 15 × 8/30 × 8 = 120/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    9/16 = 9 × 15/16 × 15 = 135/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/240 + 135/240 = 120 + 135/240 = 255/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/16
  6. In mixed form: 11/16

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