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Add 4/12 and 15/9

1st number: 4/12, 2nd number: 1 6/9

4/12 + 15/9 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    4/12 = 4 × 3/12 × 3 = 12/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    15/9 = 15 × 4/9 × 4 = 60/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/36 + 60/36 = 12 + 60/36 = 72/36
  5. 72/36 simplified gives 2/1
  6. So, 4/12 + 15/9 = 2/1

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