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Subtract 6/90 from 45/15

1st number: 3 0/15, 2nd number: 6/90

45/15 - 6/90 is 44/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    45/15 = 45 × 6/15 × 6 = 270/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    6/90 = 6 × 1/90 × 1 = 6/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/90 - 6/90 = 270 - 6/90 = 264/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/15
  6. In mixed form: 214/15

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