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Subtract 56/6 from 15/75

1st number: 15/75, 2nd number: 9 2/6

15/75 - 56/6 is -137/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    15/75 = 15 × 2/75 × 2 = 30/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    56/6 = 56 × 25/6 × 25 = 1400/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/150 - 1400/150 = 30 - 1400/150 = -1370/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -137/15

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