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Subtract 4/36 from 14/4

1st number: 3 2/4, 2nd number: 4/36

14/4 - 4/36 is 61/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    14/4 = 14 × 9/4 × 9 = 126/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    4/36 = 4 × 1/36 × 1 = 4/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/36 - 4/36 = 126 - 4/36 = 122/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/18
  6. In mixed form: 37/18

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