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Subtract 10/18 from 36/14

1st number: 2 8/14, 2nd number: 10/18

36/14 - 10/18 is 127/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    36/14 = 36 × 9/14 × 9 = 324/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    10/18 = 10 × 7/18 × 7 = 70/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/126 - 70/126 = 324 - 70/126 = 254/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 127/63
  6. In mixed form: 21/63

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