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Subtract 9/3 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 3 0/3

4/2 - 9/3 is -1/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    4/2 = 4 × 3/2 × 3 = 12/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    9/3 = 9 × 2/3 × 2 = 18/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/6 - 18/6 = 12 - 18/6 = -6/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/1

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