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Subtract 6/45 from 40/6

1st number: 6 4/6, 2nd number: 6/45

40/6 - 6/45 is 98/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    40/6 = 40 × 15/6 × 15 = 600/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    6/45 = 6 × 2/45 × 2 = 12/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/90 - 12/90 = 600 - 12/90 = 588/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98/15
  6. In mixed form: 68/15

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