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Subtract 90/6 from 42/75

1st number: 42/75, 2nd number: 15 0/6

42/75 - 90/6 is -361/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    42/75 = 42 × 2/75 × 2 = 84/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    90/6 = 90 × 25/6 × 25 = 2250/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/150 - 2250/150 = 84 - 2250/150 = -2166/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -361/25

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