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Subtract 10/36 from 12/10

1st number: 1 2/10, 2nd number: 10/36

12/10 - 10/36 is 83/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 18 = 180,
    12/10 = 12 × 18/10 × 18 = 216/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    10/36 = 10 × 5/36 × 5 = 50/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/180 - 50/180 = 216 - 50/180 = 166/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/90

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