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Add 28/15 and 18/24

1st number: 1 13/15, 2nd number: 18/24

28/15 + 18/24 is 157/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    28/15 = 28 × 8/15 × 8 = 224/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    18/24 = 18 × 5/24 × 5 = 90/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/120 + 90/120 = 224 + 90/120 = 314/120
  5. 314/120 simplified gives 157/60
  6. So, 28/15 + 18/24 = 157/60
    In mixed form: 237/60

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