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    7/9 minus 2/9 as a fraction

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    7/9 - 2/9 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 7/9 minus 2/9 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    7/9-2/9 equals to
    7/9 - 2/9 = (?)
    7/9 - 2/9 = (7 - 2)/9
    = 5/9
    7/9 - 2/9 = 5/9
    7/9 minus 2/9 is equal to 5/9

    where
    7/9 is a fraction as a minuend,
    2/9 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    5/9 is the difference between 7/9 and 2/9.

    7/9 minus 2/9 as a decimal
    7/9 - 2/9 = 5/9
    5/9 = 0.5556
    7/9-2/9 as a decimal is 0.5556
    where
    0.5556 is the difference between 7/9 and 2/9.

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    How-to: 7/9 - 2/9 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 7/9 minus 2/9 in simplest form

    Problem and Workout:
    What is 7/9 minus 2/9 as a fraction?
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 7/9
    Fraction B: 2/9

    What to be found?
    7/9-2/9 = ?
    Find what's the difference of 7/9 and 2/9.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 7/9 and 2/9 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 7/9 and 2/9 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

    step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 7/9 and 2/9 in subtraction expression form like the below:
    Difference = 7/9 - 2/9


    step 4Take the common value 1/9 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
    = 1/9 x (7 /1 - 2 /1)
    = 1/9 x (7 - 2)


    step 5Simplify the above expression further:
    = 1/9 x 5
    = 5/9
    7/9 - 2/9 = 5/9

    Hence,
    7/9 minus 2/9 equals to 5/9

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