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Subtract 9/6 from 20/2

1st number: 10 0/2, 2nd number: 1 3/6

20/2 - 9/6 is 17/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    20/2 = 20 × 3/2 × 3 = 60/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    9/6 = 9 × 1/6 × 1 = 9/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/6 - 9/6 = 60 - 9/6 = 51/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/2
  6. In mixed form: 81/2

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