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Subtract 3/9 from 1/54

1/54 - 3/9 is -17/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 9 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    1/54 = 1 × 1/54 × 1 = 1/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    3/9 = 3 × 6/9 × 6 = 18/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/54 - 18/54 = 1 - 18/54 = -17/54

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