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Subtract 1/18 from 7/3

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

7/3 - 1/18 is 41/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    7/3 = 7 × 6/3 × 6 = 42/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    1/18 = 1 × 1/18 × 1 = 1/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/18 - 1/18 = 42 - 1/18 = 41/18
  5. In mixed form: 25/18

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