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Subtract 6/4 from 7/15

1st number: 7/15, 2nd number: 1 2/4

7/15 - 6/4 is -31/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    7/15 = 7 × 4/15 × 4 = 28/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    6/4 = 6 × 15/4 × 15 = 90/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/60 - 90/60 = 28 - 90/60 = -62/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/30

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