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Subtract 5/6 from 4/3

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 5/6

4/3 - 5/6 is 1/2.

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,
    4/3 = 4 × 2/3 × 2 = 8/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    5/6 = 5 × 1/6 × 1 = 5/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/6 - 5/6 = 8 - 5/6 = 3/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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