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Subtract 4/9 from 2/28

2/28 - 4/9 is -47/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    2/28 = 2 × 9/28 × 9 = 18/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    4/9 = 4 × 28/9 × 28 = 112/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/252 - 112/252 = 18 - 112/252 = -94/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -47/126

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