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Add 4/15 and 2/12

4/15 + 2/12 is 13/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    4/15 = 4 × 4/15 × 4 = 16/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    2/12 = 2 × 5/12 × 5 = 10/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/60 + 10/60 = 16 + 10/60 = 26/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/30

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