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Subtract 60/90 from 8/15

8/15 - 60/90 is -2/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    8/15 = 8 × 6/15 × 6 = 48/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    60/90 = 60 × 1/90 × 1 = 60/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/90 - 60/90 = 48 - 60/90 = -12/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/15

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