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Subtract 45/5 from 9/12

1st number: 9/12, 2nd number: 9 0/5

9/12 - 45/5 is -33/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    9/12 = 9 × 5/12 × 5 = 45/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    45/5 = 45 × 12/5 × 12 = 540/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/60 - 540/60 = 45 - 540/60 = -495/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -33/4

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