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Subtract 15/45 from 24/7

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 15/45

24/7 - 15/45 is 65/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 45 = 315,
    24/7 = 24 × 45/7 × 45 = 1080/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    15/45 = 15 × 7/45 × 7 = 105/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1080/315 - 105/315 = 1080 - 105/315 = 975/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/21
  6. In mixed form: 32/21

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