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Subtract 9/35 from 6/15

6/15 - 9/35 is 1/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    6/15 = 6 × 7/15 × 7 = 42/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    9/35 = 9 × 3/35 × 3 = 27/105
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/105 - 27/105 = 42 - 27/105 = 15/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/7

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