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Subtract 3/56 from 36/10

1st number: 3 6/10, 2nd number: 3/56

36/10 - 3/56 is 993/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    36/10 = 36 × 28/10 × 28 = 1008/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    3/56 = 3 × 5/56 × 5 = 15/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1008/280 - 15/280 = 1008 - 15/280 = 993/280
  5. In mixed form: 3153/280

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