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Subtract 9/6 from 6/4

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 1 3/6

6/4 - 9/6 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    6/4 = 6 × 3/4 × 3 = 18/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    9/6 = 9 × 2/6 × 2 = 18/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/12 - 18/12 = 18 - 18/12 = 0/12
  5. The answer is 0

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