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Subtract 6/3 from 1/90

1st number: 1/90, 2nd number: 2 0/3

1/90 - 6/3 is -179/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 3 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    1/90 = 1 × 1/90 × 1 = 1/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 30 = 90,
    6/3 = 6 × 30/3 × 30 = 180/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/90 - 180/90 = 1 - 180/90 = -179/90

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