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Add 15/60 and 12/49

15/60 + 12/49 is 97/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 49 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    15/60 = 15 × 49/60 × 49 = 735/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    12/49 = 12 × 60/49 × 60 = 720/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/2940 + 720/2940 = 735 + 720/2940 = 1455/2940
  5. 1455/2940 simplified gives 97/196
  6. So, 15/60 + 12/49 = 97/196

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