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Subtract 24/54 from 90/15

1st number: 6 0/15, 2nd number: 24/54

90/15 - 24/54 is 50/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 18 = 270,
    90/15 = 90 × 18/15 × 18 = 1620/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    24/54 = 24 × 5/54 × 5 = 120/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1620/270 - 120/270 = 1620 - 120/270 = 1500/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 50/9
  6. In mixed form: 55/9

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