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Add 60/15 and 5/16

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 5/16

60/15 + 5/16 is 69/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    60/15 = 60 × 16/15 × 16 = 960/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    5/16 = 5 × 15/16 × 15 = 75/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/240 + 75/240 = 960 + 75/240 = 1035/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 69/16
  6. In mixed form: 45/16

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