# What is 15/15+22/9?

How much is 1515 plus 229. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 319
• 3 49
• 3.4444 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

1515 + 229 = 15545

1. ### Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

Multiples of 15 are   15, 30, 45 ....etc

Multiples of 9 are   9, 18, 27, 36, 45 ...etc

The LCM of 15 and 9 is 45. So, the common denominator of 1515 and 229 is 45. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1515 + 229
• 15 * 315 * 3 + 22 * 59 * 5
• 4545 + 11045

• 4545 + 11045
• 45 + 11045
• 15545

Add the numerators and place the sum over the common denominator.

Simplify

• 15545
• 319
• 3 49
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 15545
• 155 ÷ 545 ÷ 5
• 319

The greatest common divisor of 155 and 45 is 5, the fraction 15545 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 5.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 319 to mixed number

• 319
• 3 49

31 divided by 9 is 3 with a remainder of 4