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Subtract 30/6 from 18/45

1st number: 18/45, 2nd number: 5 0/6

18/45 - 30/6 is -23/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 6 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    18/45 = 18 × 2/45 × 2 = 36/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    30/6 = 30 × 15/6 × 15 = 450/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/90 - 450/90 = 36 - 450/90 = -414/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/5

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