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Subtract 30/56 from 36/2

1st number: 18 0/2, 2nd number: 30/56

36/2 - 30/56 is 489/28.

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,
    30/56 = 30 × 1/56 × 1 = 30/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1008/56 - 30/56 = 1008 - 30/56 = 978/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 489/28
  6. In mixed form: 1713/28

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