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Subtract 5/54 from 2/6

2/6 - 5/54 is 13/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    2/6 = 2 × 9/6 × 9 = 18/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    5/54 = 5 × 1/54 × 1 = 5/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/54 - 5/54 = 18 - 5/54 = 13/54

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