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Subtract 7/15 from 9/2

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

9/2 - 7/15 is 121/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    9/2 = 9 × 15/2 × 15 = 135/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    7/15 = 7 × 2/15 × 2 = 14/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/30 - 14/30 = 135 - 14/30 = 121/30
  5. In mixed form: 41/30

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