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Add 15/80 and 35/18

1st number: 15/80, 2nd number: 1 17/18

15/80 + 35/18 is 307/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 18 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    15/80 = 15 × 9/80 × 9 = 135/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 40 = 720,
    35/18 = 35 × 40/18 × 40 = 1400/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/720 + 1400/720 = 135 + 1400/720 = 1535/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 307/144
  6. In mixed form: 219/144

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