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Subtract 10/18 from 84/2

1st number: 42 0/2, 2nd number: 10/18

84/2 - 10/18 is 373/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    84/2 = 84 × 9/2 × 9 = 756/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    10/18 = 10 × 1/18 × 1 = 10/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/18 - 10/18 = 756 - 10/18 = 746/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 373/9
  6. In mixed form: 414/9

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