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Subtract 30/6 from 6/75

1st number: 6/75, 2nd number: 5 0/6

6/75 - 30/6 is -123/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    6/75 = 6 × 2/75 × 2 = 12/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    30/6 = 30 × 25/6 × 25 = 750/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/150 - 750/150 = 12 - 750/150 = -738/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -123/25

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