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Subtract 3/30 from 6/15

6/15 - 3/30 is 3/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 30 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 30 × 1 = 30,
    3/30 = 3 × 1/30 × 1 = 3/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/30 - 3/30 = 12 - 3/30 = 9/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/10

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