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Subtract 1/36 from 30/6

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 1/36

30/6 - 1/36 is 179/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 6 = 36,
    30/6 = 30 × 6/6 × 6 = 180/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    1/36 = 1 × 1/36 × 1 = 1/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/36 - 1/36 = 180 - 1/36 = 179/36
  5. In mixed form: 435/36

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