# Gail read 2/15 of a book on Monday and 3/5 of the book on Tuesday. What fraction of the book did she read on Monday and Tuesday?

Mar 19, 2018

Gail read $\frac{11}{15}$ of the book.

#### Explanation:

$\frac{2}{15} + \frac{3}{5}$

The least common denominator is 15:

$\frac{2}{15} + \frac{3}{5} = \frac{2}{15} + \frac{3 \times 3}{5 \times 5}$

$= \frac{2}{15} + \frac{9}{15}$

$= \frac{11}{15}$