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Add 60/45 and 10/15

1st number: 1 15/45, 2nd number: 10/15

60/45 + 10/15 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 15 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    60/45 = 60 × 1/45 × 1 = 60/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    10/15 = 10 × 3/15 × 3 = 30/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/45 + 30/45 = 60 + 30/45 = 90/45
  5. 90/45 simplified gives 2/1
  6. So, 60/45 + 10/15 = 2/1

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