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Subtract 9/14 from 6/15

6/15 - 9/14 is -17/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 14 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    6/15 = 6 × 14/15 × 14 = 84/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    9/14 = 9 × 15/14 × 15 = 135/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/210 - 135/210 = 84 - 135/210 = -51/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/70

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