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Add 4/15 and 9/60

4/15 + 9/60 is 5/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 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 60 × 1 = 60,
    9/60 = 9 × 1/60 × 1 = 9/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/60 + 9/60 = 16 + 9/60 = 25/60
  5. 25/60 simplified gives 5/12
  6. So, 4/15 + 9/60 = 5/12

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