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Subtract 1/30 from 5/9

5/9 - 1/30 is 47/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    5/9 = 5 × 10/9 × 10 = 50/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    1/30 = 1 × 3/30 × 3 = 3/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/90 - 3/90 = 50 - 3/90 = 47/90

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