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Subtract 3/36 from 30/14

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 3/36

30/14 - 3/36 is 173/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 18 = 252,
    30/14 = 30 × 18/14 × 18 = 540/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    3/36 = 3 × 7/36 × 7 = 21/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/252 - 21/252 = 540 - 21/252 = 519/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/84
  6. In mixed form: 25/84

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