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Subtract 4/15 from 3/4

3/4 - 4/15 is 29/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    3/4 = 3 × 15/4 × 15 = 45/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    4/15 = 4 × 4/15 × 4 = 16/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/60 - 16/60 = 45 - 16/60 = 29/60

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