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Subtract 1/18 from 6/2

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 1/18

6/2 - 1/18 is 53/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    6/2 = 6 × 9/2 × 9 = 54/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    1/18 = 1 × 1/18 × 1 = 1/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/18 - 1/18 = 54 - 1/18 = 53/18
  5. In mixed form: 217/18

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