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Subtract 6/3 from 4/2

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

4/2 - 6/3 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    4/2 = 4 × 3/2 × 3 = 12/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    6/3 = 6 × 2/3 × 2 = 12/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/6 - 12/6 = 12 - 12/6 = 0/6
  5. The answer is 0

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