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Subtract 3/5 from 18/3

1st number: 6 0/3, 2nd number: 3/5

18/3 - 3/5 is 27/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    18/3 = 18 × 5/3 × 5 = 90/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    3/5 = 3 × 3/5 × 3 = 9/15
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/15 - 9/15 = 90 - 9/15 = 81/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/5
  6. In mixed form: 52/5

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