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Subtract 1/6 from 6/15

6/15 - 1/6 is 7/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    6/15 = 6 × 2/15 × 2 = 12/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    1/6 = 1 × 5/6 × 5 = 5/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/30 - 5/30 = 12 - 5/30 = 7/30

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