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Subtract 50/18 from 36/10

1st number: 3 6/10, 2nd number: 2 14/18

36/10 - 50/18 is 37/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    36/10 = 36 × 9/10 × 9 = 324/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    50/18 = 50 × 5/18 × 5 = 250/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/90 - 250/90 = 324 - 250/90 = 74/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/45

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