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Subtract 7/4 from 9/3

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 1 3/4

9/3 - 7/4 is 5/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    9/3 = 9 × 4/3 × 4 = 36/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    7/4 = 7 × 3/4 × 3 = 21/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/12 - 21/12 = 36 - 21/12 = 15/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/4
  6. In mixed form: 11/4

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