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Subtract 6/3 from 2/18

1st number: 2/18, 2nd number: 2 0/3

2/18 - 6/3 is -17/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 3 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    2/18 = 2 × 1/18 × 1 = 2/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    6/3 = 6 × 6/3 × 6 = 36/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/18 - 36/18 = 2 - 36/18 = -34/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/9

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