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Subtract 1/36 from 14/12

1st number: 1 2/12, 2nd number: 1/36

14/12 - 1/36 is 41/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    14/12 = 14 × 3/12 × 3 = 42/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    1/36 = 1 × 1/36 × 1 = 1/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/36 - 1/36 = 42 - 1/36 = 41/36
  5. In mixed form: 15/36

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