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Subtract 27/12 from 9/6

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 2 3/12

9/6 - 27/12 is -3/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    9/6 = 9 × 2/6 × 2 = 18/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    27/12 = 27 × 1/12 × 1 = 27/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/12 - 27/12 = 18 - 27/12 = -9/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -3/4

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