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Subtract 15/6 from 6/45

1st number: 6/45, 2nd number: 2 3/6

6/45 - 15/6 is -71/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 6 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    6/45 = 6 × 2/45 × 2 = 12/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    15/6 = 15 × 15/6 × 15 = 225/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/90 - 225/90 = 12 - 225/90 = -213/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -71/30

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