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Add 7/15 and 9/4

1st number: 7/15, 2nd number: 2 1/4

7/15 + 9/4 is 163/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    7/15 = 7 × 4/15 × 4 = 28/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    9/4 = 9 × 15/4 × 15 = 135/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/60 + 135/60 = 28 + 135/60 = 163/60
  5. In mixed form: 243/60

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