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Subtract 5/6 from 9/2

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 5/6

9/2 - 5/6 is 11/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    9/2 = 9 × 3/2 × 3 = 27/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    5/6 = 5 × 1/6 × 1 = 5/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/6 - 5/6 = 27 - 5/6 = 22/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/3
  6. In mixed form: 32/3

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