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Subtract 45/30 from 36/5

1st number: 7 1/5, 2nd number: 1 15/30

36/5 - 45/30 is 57/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    36/5 = 36 × 6/5 × 6 = 216/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    45/30 = 45 × 1/30 × 1 = 45/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/30 - 45/30 = 216 - 45/30 = 171/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/10
  6. In mixed form: 57/10

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