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Subtract 6/45 from 9/5

1st number: 1 4/5, 2nd number: 6/45

9/5 - 6/45 is 5/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    9/5 = 9 × 9/5 × 9 = 81/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    6/45 = 6 × 1/45 × 1 = 6/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/45 - 6/45 = 81 - 6/45 = 75/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/3
  6. In mixed form: 12/3

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