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Subtract 6/4 from 7/6

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

7/6 - 6/4 is -1/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    7/6 = 7 × 2/6 × 2 = 14/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    6/4 = 6 × 3/4 × 3 = 18/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/12 - 18/12 = 14 - 18/12 = -4/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/3

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