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Subtract 4/9 from 10/6

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 4/9

10/6 - 4/9 is 11/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    10/6 = 10 × 3/6 × 3 = 30/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    4/9 = 4 × 2/9 × 2 = 8/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/18 - 8/18 = 30 - 8/18 = 22/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/9
  6. In mixed form: 12/9

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