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Subtract 3/5 from 9/15

9/15 - 3/5 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    9/15 = 9 × 1/15 × 1 = 9/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    3/5 = 3 × 3/5 × 3 = 9/15
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/15 - 9/15 = 9 - 9/15 = 0/15
  5. The answer is 0

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