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Add 48/15 and 7/36

1st number: 3 3/15, 2nd number: 7/36

48/15 + 7/36 is 611/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 12 = 180,
    48/15 = 48 × 12/15 × 12 = 576/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    7/36 = 7 × 5/36 × 5 = 35/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/180 + 35/180 = 576 + 35/180 = 611/180
  5. So, 48/15 + 7/36 = 611/180
    In mixed form: 371/180

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