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Subtract 15/81 from 6/50

6/50 - 15/81 is -44/675.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 81 is 4050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 81 = 4050,
    6/50 = 6 × 81/50 × 81 = 486/4050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 50 = 4050,
    15/81 = 15 × 50/81 × 50 = 750/4050
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    486/4050 - 750/4050 = 486 - 750/4050 = -264/4050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -44/675

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