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Subtract 45/28 from 36/2

1st number: 18 0/2, 2nd number: 1 17/28

36/2 - 45/28 is 459/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    36/2 = 36 × 14/2 × 14 = 504/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    45/28 = 45 × 1/28 × 1 = 45/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/28 - 45/28 = 504 - 45/28 = 459/28
  5. In mixed form: 1611/28

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