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Subtract 10/54 from 30/36

30/36 - 10/54 is 35/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,
    30/36 = 30 × 3/36 × 3 = 90/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    10/54 = 10 × 2/54 × 2 = 20/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/108 - 20/108 = 90 - 20/108 = 70/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/54

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