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Subtract 9/6 from 9/18

1st number: 9/18, 2nd number: 1 3/6

9/18 - 9/6 is -1/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    9/18 = 9 × 1/18 × 1 = 9/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    9/6 = 9 × 3/6 × 3 = 27/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/18 - 27/18 = 9 - 27/18 = -18/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/1

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