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Subtract 27/49 from 6/15

6/15 - 27/49 is -37/245.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    6/15 = 6 × 49/15 × 49 = 294/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    27/49 = 27 × 15/49 × 15 = 405/735
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    294/735 - 405/735 = 294 - 405/735 = -111/735
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -37/245

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