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Subtract 10/36 from 60/4

1st number: 15 0/4, 2nd number: 10/36

60/4 - 10/36 is 265/18.

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,
    60/4 = 60 × 9/4 × 9 = 540/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    10/36 = 10 × 1/36 × 1 = 10/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/36 - 10/36 = 540 - 10/36 = 530/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 265/18
  6. In mixed form: 1413/18

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