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Subtract 4/8 from 28/18

1st number: 1 10/18, 2nd number: 4/8

28/18 - 4/8 is 19/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    28/18 = 28 × 4/18 × 4 = 112/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    4/8 = 4 × 9/8 × 9 = 36/72
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/72 - 36/72 = 112 - 36/72 = 76/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/18
  6. In mixed form: 11/18

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