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Subtract 1/10 from 18/2

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 1/10

18/2 - 1/10 is 89/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    18/2 = 18 × 5/2 × 5 = 90/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    1/10 = 1 × 1/10 × 1 = 1/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/10 - 1/10 = 90 - 1/10 = 89/10
  5. In mixed form: 89/10

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