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Add 40/60 and 15/64

40/60 + 15/64 is 173/192.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 64 is 960

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 16 = 960,
    40/60 = 40 × 16/60 × 16 = 640/960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 15 = 960,
    15/64 = 15 × 15/64 × 15 = 225/960
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    640/960 + 225/960 = 640 + 225/960 = 865/960
  5. 865/960 simplified gives 173/192
  6. So, 40/60 + 15/64 = 173/192

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