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Subtract 2/36 from 28/4

1st number: 7 0/4, 2nd number: 2/36

28/4 - 2/36 is 125/18.

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,
    28/4 = 28 × 9/4 × 9 = 252/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    2/36 = 2 × 1/36 × 1 = 2/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/36 - 2/36 = 252 - 2/36 = 250/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 125/18
  6. In mixed form: 617/18

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