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Subtract 5/9 from 2/90

2/90 - 5/9 is -8/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    2/90 = 2 × 1/90 × 1 = 2/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    5/9 = 5 × 10/9 × 10 = 50/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/90 - 50/90 = 2 - 50/90 = -48/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -8/15

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