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Add 16/60 and 1/9

16/60 + 1/9 is 17/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 9 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    16/60 = 16 × 3/60 × 3 = 48/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    1/9 = 1 × 20/9 × 20 = 20/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/180 + 20/180 = 48 + 20/180 = 68/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/45

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