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Subtract 10/9 from 40/3

1st number: 13 1/3, 2nd number: 1 1/9

40/3 - 10/9 is 110/9.

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,
    40/3 = 40 × 3/3 × 3 = 120/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    10/9 = 10 × 1/9 × 1 = 10/9
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/9 - 10/9 = 120 - 10/9 = 110/9
  5. In mixed form: 122/9

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