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Subtract 6/15 from 1/2

1/2 - 6/15 is 1/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    1/2 = 1 × 15/2 × 15 = 15/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    6/15 = 6 × 2/15 × 2 = 12/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/30 - 12/30 = 15 - 12/30 = 3/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/10

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