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Add 15/6 and 1/5

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 1/5

15/6 + 1/5 is 27/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    15/6 = 15 × 5/6 × 5 = 75/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    1/5 = 1 × 6/5 × 6 = 6/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/30 + 6/30 = 75 + 6/30 = 81/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/10
  6. In mixed form: 27/10

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