15 divided by 6
Understand the Problem
The question is asking to perform a mathematical operation, specifically division. We are to find the result of dividing 15 by 6.
Answer
\( \frac{5}{2} \) or 2.5
Answer for screen readers
The final answer is ( \frac{5}{2} ) or 2.5
Steps to Solve

Set up the division problem
Begin with the division setup: $$ \frac{15}{6} $$
 Simplify the fraction
To simplify the fraction, we need to find the greatest common divisor (GCD) of 15 and 6, which is 3.
$$ \frac{15 \div 3}{6 \div 3} = \frac{5}{2} $$
 Express as a mixed number (optional)
If needed, express the fraction as a mixed number. In this case, $$ \frac{5}{2} $$ can also be written as $$ 2 \frac{1}{2} $$.
 Perform the division for a decimal answer (optional)
Divide 15 by 6 to get the decimal form:
$$ 15 \div 6 = 2.5 $$
The final answer is ( \frac{5}{2} ) or 2.5
More Information
Dividing two numbers can often be simplified into fractional form or a decimal, depending on the context required.
Tips
A common mistake is to forget to simplify the fraction or to incorrectly divide the numbers. Always check your results to ensure accuracy.