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Add 45/3 and 21/35

1st number: 15 0/3, 2nd number: 21/35

45/3 + 21/35 is 78/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    45/3 = 45 × 35/3 × 35 = 1575/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    21/35 = 21 × 3/35 × 3 = 63/105
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/105 + 63/105 = 1575 + 63/105 = 1638/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 78/5
  6. In mixed form: 153/5

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