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Add 15/72 and 6/30

15/72 + 6/30 is 49/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    15/72 = 15 × 5/72 × 5 = 75/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    6/30 = 6 × 12/30 × 12 = 72/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/360 + 72/360 = 75 + 72/360 = 147/360
  5. 147/360 simplified gives 49/120
  6. So, 15/72 + 6/30 = 49/120

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