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Subtract 3/18 from 8/6

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 3/18

8/6 - 3/18 is 7/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    8/6 = 8 × 3/6 × 3 = 24/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    3/18 = 3 × 1/18 × 1 = 3/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/18 - 3/18 = 24 - 3/18 = 21/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/6
  6. In mixed form: 11/6

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