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Subtract 3/9 from 6/3

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 3/9

6/3 - 3/9 is 5/3.

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,
    6/3 = 6 × 3/3 × 3 = 18/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    3/9 = 3 × 1/9 × 1 = 3/9
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/9 - 3/9 = 18 - 3/9 = 15/9
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/3
  6. In mixed form: 12/3

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