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Subtract 6/36 from 30/10

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 6/36

30/10 - 6/36 is 17/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 18 = 180,
    30/10 = 30 × 18/10 × 18 = 540/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    6/36 = 6 × 5/36 × 5 = 30/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/180 - 30/180 = 540 - 30/180 = 510/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/6
  6. In mixed form: 25/6

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