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Subtract 4/45 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 4/45

5/3 - 4/45 is 71/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 15 = 45,
    5/3 = 5 × 15/3 × 15 = 75/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    4/45 = 4 × 1/45 × 1 = 4/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/45 - 4/45 = 75 - 4/45 = 71/45
  5. In mixed form: 126/45

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