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Subtract 15/63 from 1/6

1/6 - 15/63 is -1/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    1/6 = 1 × 21/6 × 21 = 21/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    15/63 = 15 × 2/63 × 2 = 30/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/126 - 30/126 = 21 - 30/126 = -9/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/14

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