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Subtract 15/56 from 36/2

1st number: 18 0/2, 2nd number: 15/56

36/2 - 15/56 is 993/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    36/2 = 36 × 28/2 × 28 = 1008/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    15/56 = 15 × 1/56 × 1 = 15/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1008/56 - 15/56 = 1008 - 15/56 = 993/56
  5. In mixed form: 1741/56

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