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Subtract 2/6 from 1/3

1/3 - 2/6 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    1/3 = 1 × 2/3 × 2 = 2/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    2/6 = 2 × 1/6 × 1 = 2/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/6 - 2/6 = 2 - 2/6 = 0/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 0/1

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