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Subtract 6/3 from 1/36

1st number: 1/36, 2nd number: 2 0/3

1/36 - 6/3 is -71/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 3 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    1/36 = 1 × 1/36 × 1 = 1/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 12 = 36,
    6/3 = 6 × 12/3 × 12 = 72/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/36 - 72/36 = 1 - 72/36 = -71/36

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