## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$\frac{29}{36}$
The first step is to find the common denominator. This can be done by solving for the least common multiple of 9 and 12. The LCM is 36, which occurs when 9 is multiplied by 4 and when 12 is multiplied by 3. So, $\frac{32}{36} - \frac{3}{36} = \frac{29}{36}$