How do you simplify #(2/15) + (2/5)#?

1 Answer
Sep 11, 2015

Answer:

Convert the terms to equivalent values with a common denominator; then add the (converted) numerators,
to get #8/15#

Explanation:

#2/15+2/5#
#color(white)("XXX")= 2/15 + 6/15#

#color(white)("XXX")= (2+6)/15#

#color(white)("XXX")=8/15#