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Add 20/75 and 12/15

20/75 + 12/15 is 16/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 15 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 1 = 75,
    20/75 = 20 × 1/75 × 1 = 20/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 5 = 75,
    12/15 = 12 × 5/15 × 5 = 60/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/75 + 60/75 = 20 + 60/75 = 80/75
  5. 80/75 simplified gives 16/15
  6. So, 20/75 + 12/15 = 16/15
    In mixed form: 11/15

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