Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 3/5 and 15/9

1st number: 3/5, 2nd number: 1 6/9

3/5 + 15/9 is 34/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    3/5 = 3 × 9/5 × 9 = 27/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    15/9 = 15 × 5/9 × 5 = 75/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/45 + 75/45 = 27 + 75/45 = 102/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/15
  6. In mixed form: 24/15

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com