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Subtract 20/18 from 10/3

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 1 2/18

10/3 - 20/18 is 20/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    10/3 = 10 × 6/3 × 6 = 60/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    20/18 = 20 × 1/18 × 1 = 20/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/18 - 20/18 = 60 - 20/18 = 40/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/9
  6. In mixed form: 22/9

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