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Subtract 10/36 from 12/14

12/14 - 10/36 is 73/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 18 = 252,
    12/14 = 12 × 18/14 × 18 = 216/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    10/36 = 10 × 7/36 × 7 = 70/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/252 - 70/252 = 216 - 70/252 = 146/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/126

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