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Subtract 15/9 from 24/35

1st number: 24/35, 2nd number: 1 6/9

24/35 - 15/9 is -103/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    24/35 = 24 × 9/35 × 9 = 216/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    15/9 = 15 × 35/9 × 35 = 525/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/315 - 525/315 = 216 - 525/315 = -309/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -103/105

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