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Add 90/8 and 15/16

1st number: 11 2/8, 2nd number: 15/16

90/8 + 15/16 is 195/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 2 = 16,
    90/8 = 90 × 2/8 × 2 = 180/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    15/16 = 15 × 1/16 × 1 = 15/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/16 + 15/16 = 180 + 15/16 = 195/16
  5. So, 90/8 + 15/16 = 195/16
    In mixed form: 123/16

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