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Subtract 6/45 from 90/15

1st number: 6 0/15, 2nd number: 6/45

90/15 - 6/45 is 88/15.

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,
    90/15 = 90 × 3/15 × 3 = 270/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    6/45 = 6 × 1/45 × 1 = 6/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/45 - 6/45 = 270 - 6/45 = 264/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 88/15
  6. In mixed form: 513/15

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