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Subtract 3/15 from 6/10

6/10 - 3/15 is 2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    6/10 = 6 × 3/10 × 3 = 18/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    3/15 = 3 × 2/15 × 2 = 6/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/30 - 6/30 = 18 - 6/30 = 12/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/5

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