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Subtract 10/18 from 36/2

1st number: 18 0/2, 2nd number: 10/18

36/2 - 10/18 is 157/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    36/2 = 36 × 9/2 × 9 = 324/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    10/18 = 10 × 1/18 × 1 = 10/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/18 - 10/18 = 324 - 10/18 = 314/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 157/9
  6. In mixed form: 174/9

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