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Subtract 6/45 from 24/21

1st number: 1 3/21, 2nd number: 6/45

24/21 - 6/45 is 106/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 15 = 315,
    24/21 = 24 × 15/21 × 15 = 360/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    6/45 = 6 × 7/45 × 7 = 42/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    360/315 - 42/315 = 360 - 42/315 = 318/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 106/105
  6. In mixed form: 11/105

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