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Subtract 1/6 from 3/2

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 1/6

3/2 - 1/6 is 4/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    3/2 = 3 × 3/2 × 3 = 9/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    1/6 = 1 × 1/6 × 1 = 1/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/6 - 1/6 = 9 - 1/6 = 8/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/3
  6. In mixed form: 11/3

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