Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 6/15 and 2/6

6/15 + 2/6 is 11/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    6/15 = 6 × 2/15 × 2 = 12/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    2/6 = 2 × 5/6 × 5 = 10/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/30 + 10/30 = 12 + 10/30 = 22/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/15

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com