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Subtract 90/6 from 36/5

1st number: 7 1/5, 2nd number: 15 0/6

36/5 - 90/6 is -39/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 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 6 × 5 = 30,
    90/6 = 90 × 5/6 × 5 = 450/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/30 - 450/30 = 216 - 450/30 = -234/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -39/5

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