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Add 3/5 and 9/96

3/5 + 9/96 is 111/160.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 96 = 480,
    3/5 = 3 × 96/5 × 96 = 288/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    9/96 = 9 × 5/96 × 5 = 45/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/480 + 45/480 = 288 + 45/480 = 333/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 111/160

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