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Subtract 10/45 from 6/9

6/9 - 10/45 is 4/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    6/9 = 6 × 5/9 × 5 = 30/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    10/45 = 10 × 1/45 × 1 = 10/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/45 - 10/45 = 30 - 10/45 = 20/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/9

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