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Add 7/15 and 5/6

7/15 + 5/6 is 13/10.

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,
    7/15 = 7 × 2/15 × 2 = 14/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/30 + 25/30 = 14 + 25/30 = 39/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/10
  6. In mixed form: 13/10

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