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Add 15/4 and 27/16

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 1 11/16

15/4 + 27/16 is 87/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    15/4 = 15 × 4/4 × 4 = 60/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    27/16 = 27 × 1/16 × 1 = 27/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/16 + 27/16 = 60 + 27/16 = 87/16
  5. In mixed form: 57/16

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