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Subtract 2/6 from 35/9

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

35/9 - 2/6 is 32/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    35/9 = 35 × 2/9 × 2 = 70/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    2/6 = 2 × 3/6 × 3 = 6/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/18 - 6/18 = 70 - 6/18 = 64/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/9
  6. In mixed form: 35/9

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