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Subtract 42/3 from 3/6

1st number: 3/6, 2nd number: 14 0/3

3/6 - 42/3 is -27/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    3/6 = 3 × 1/6 × 1 = 3/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    42/3 = 42 × 2/3 × 2 = 84/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/6 - 84/6 = 3 - 84/6 = -81/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -27/2

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