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Subtract 9/40 from 10/36

10/36 - 9/40 is 19/360.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 10 = 360,
    10/36 = 10 × 10/36 × 10 = 100/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    9/40 = 9 × 9/40 × 9 = 81/360
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/360 - 81/360 = 100 - 81/360 = 19/360

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