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Subtract 15/6 from 8/9

1st number: 8/9, 2nd number: 2 3/6

8/9 - 15/6 is -29/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    8/9 = 8 × 2/9 × 2 = 16/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    15/6 = 15 × 3/6 × 3 = 45/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/18 - 45/18 = 16 - 45/18 = -29/18

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