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Subtract 40/9 from 2/80

1st number: 2/80, 2nd number: 4 4/9

2/80 - 40/9 is -1591/360.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 9 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    2/80 = 2 × 9/80 × 9 = 18/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 80 = 720,
    40/9 = 40 × 80/9 × 80 = 3200/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/720 - 3200/720 = 18 - 3200/720 = -3182/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1591/360

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