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Add 84/16 and 9/15

1st number: 5 4/16, 2nd number: 9/15

84/16 + 9/15 is 117/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 15 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    84/16 = 84 × 15/16 × 15 = 1260/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    9/15 = 9 × 16/15 × 16 = 144/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/240 + 144/240 = 1260 + 144/240 = 1404/240
  5. 1404/240 simplified gives 117/20
  6. So, 84/16 + 9/15 = 117/20
    In mixed form: 517/20

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