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Subtract 9/6 from 45/3

1st number: 15 0/3, 2nd number: 1 3/6

45/3 - 9/6 is 27/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    45/3 = 45 × 2/3 × 2 = 90/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    9/6 = 9 × 1/6 × 1 = 9/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/6 - 9/6 = 90 - 9/6 = 81/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/2
  6. In mixed form: 131/2

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