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Subtract 2/9 from 10/12

10/12 - 2/9 is 11/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    10/12 = 10 × 3/12 × 3 = 30/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    2/9 = 2 × 4/9 × 4 = 8/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/36 - 8/36 = 30 - 8/36 = 22/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/18

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