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Add 30/15 and 20/16

1st number: 2 0/15, 2nd number: 1 4/16

30/15 + 20/16 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    30/15 = 30 × 16/15 × 16 = 480/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    20/16 = 20 × 15/16 × 15 = 300/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/240 + 300/240 = 480 + 300/240 = 780/240
  5. 780/240 simplified gives 13/4
  6. So, 30/15 + 20/16 = 13/4
    In mixed form: 31/4

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