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Subtract 35/36 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 35/36

50/5 - 35/36 is 325/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    50/5 = 50 × 36/5 × 36 = 1800/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    35/36 = 35 × 5/36 × 5 = 175/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1800/180 - 175/180 = 1800 - 175/180 = 1625/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 325/36
  6. In mixed form: 91/36

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