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Subtract 50/36 from 36/4

1st number: 9 0/4, 2nd number: 1 14/36

36/4 - 50/36 is 137/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    36/4 = 36 × 9/4 × 9 = 324/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    50/36 = 50 × 1/36 × 1 = 50/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/36 - 50/36 = 324 - 50/36 = 274/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/18
  6. In mixed form: 711/18

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