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23 - 26 is 13.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 3 and 6 is**6**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 6 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,

23 = 2 × 23 × 2 = 46 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,

26 = 2 × 16 × 1 = 26 - Subtract the two like fractions:

46 - 26 = 4 - 26 = 26 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13

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