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Add 27/15 and 2/10

1st number: 1 12/15, 2nd number: 2/10

27/15 + 2/10 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    27/15 = 27 × 2/15 × 2 = 54/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    2/10 = 2 × 3/10 × 3 = 6/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/30 + 6/30 = 54 + 6/30 = 60/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/1

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