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Subtract 3/4 from 2/3

2/3 - 3/4 is -1/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    2/3 = 2 × 4/3 × 4 = 8/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    3/4 = 3 × 3/4 × 3 = 9/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/12 - 9/12 = 8 - 9/12 = -1/12

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