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Subtract 6/45 from 8/15

8/15 - 6/45 is 2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    8/15 = 8 × 3/15 × 3 = 24/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    6/45 = 6 × 1/45 × 1 = 6/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/45 - 6/45 = 24 - 6/45 = 18/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/5

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