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Subtract 8/7 from 9/6

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 1 1/7

9/6 - 8/7 is 5/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    9/6 = 9 × 7/6 × 7 = 63/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    8/7 = 8 × 6/7 × 6 = 48/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/42 - 48/42 = 63 - 48/42 = 15/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/14

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