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Subtract 6/9 from 24/3

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 6/9

24/3 - 6/9 is 22/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 9 is 9
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 3 = 9,
    24/3 = 24 × 3/3 × 3 = 72/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    6/9 = 6 × 1/9 × 1 = 6/9
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    72/9 - 6/9 = 72 - 6/9 = 66/9
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/3
  6. In mixed form: 71/3

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