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Subtract 18/9 from 9/15

1st number: 9/15, 2nd number: 2 0/9

9/15 - 18/9 is -7/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    9/15 = 9 × 3/15 × 3 = 27/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    18/9 = 18 × 5/9 × 5 = 90/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/45 - 90/45 = 27 - 90/45 = -63/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/5

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