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Add 60/15 and 4/45

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 4/45

60/15 + 4/45 is 184/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    60/15 = 60 × 3/15 × 3 = 180/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    4/45 = 4 × 1/45 × 1 = 4/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/45 + 4/45 = 180 + 4/45 = 184/45
  5. In mixed form: 44/45

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