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Subtract 30/6 from 18/15

1st number: 1 3/15, 2nd number: 5 0/6

18/15 - 30/6 is -19/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    18/15 = 18 × 2/15 × 2 = 36/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    30/6 = 30 × 5/6 × 5 = 150/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/30 - 150/30 = 36 - 150/30 = -114/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/5

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