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Subtract 3/36 from 28/8

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 3/36

28/8 - 3/36 is 41/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 36 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    28/8 = 28 × 9/8 × 9 = 252/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    3/36 = 3 × 2/36 × 2 = 6/72
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/72 - 6/72 = 252 - 6/72 = 246/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/12
  6. In mixed form: 35/12

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