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Subtract 3/21 from 2/15

2/15 - 3/21 is -1/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 21 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    2/15 = 2 × 7/15 × 7 = 14/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 5 = 105,
    3/21 = 3 × 5/21 × 5 = 15/105
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/105 - 15/105 = 14 - 15/105 = -1/105

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