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Subtract 10/36 from 30/6

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 10/36

30/6 - 10/36 is 85/18.

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,
    10/36 = 10 × 1/36 × 1 = 10/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/36 - 10/36 = 180 - 10/36 = 170/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/18
  6. In mixed form: 413/18

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