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Subtract 10/36 from 30/12

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 10/36

30/12 - 10/36 is 20/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    30/12 = 30 × 3/12 × 3 = 90/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    10/36 = 10 × 1/36 × 1 = 10/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/36 - 10/36 = 90 - 10/36 = 80/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/9
  6. In mixed form: 22/9

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