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Add 4/15 and 35/9

1st number: 4/15, 2nd number: 3 8/9

4/15 + 35/9 is 187/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    4/15 = 4 × 3/15 × 3 = 12/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    35/9 = 35 × 5/9 × 5 = 175/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/45 + 175/45 = 12 + 175/45 = 187/45
  5. In mixed form: 47/45

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