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Subtract 6/4 from 7/9

1st number: 7/9, 2nd number: 1 2/4

7/9 - 6/4 is -13/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 4 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    7/9 = 7 × 4/9 × 4 = 28/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    6/4 = 6 × 9/4 × 9 = 54/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/36 - 54/36 = 28 - 54/36 = -26/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/18

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