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Add 60/15 and 24/18

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 1 6/18

60/15 + 24/18 is 16/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    60/15 = 60 × 6/15 × 6 = 360/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    24/18 = 24 × 5/18 × 5 = 120/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/90 + 120/90 = 360 + 120/90 = 480/90
  5. 480/90 simplified gives 16/3
  6. So, 60/15 + 24/18 = 16/3
    In mixed form: 51/3

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