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Subtract 10/84 from 2/9

2/9 - 10/84 is 13/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    2/9 = 2 × 28/9 × 28 = 56/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    10/84 = 10 × 3/84 × 3 = 30/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/252 - 30/252 = 56 - 30/252 = 26/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/126

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