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Subtract 35/36 from 60/5

1st number: 12 0/5, 2nd number: 35/36

60/5 - 35/36 is 397/36.

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,
    60/5 = 60 × 36/5 × 36 = 2160/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    35/36 = 35 × 5/36 × 5 = 175/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2160/180 - 175/180 = 2160 - 175/180 = 1985/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 397/36
  6. In mixed form: 111/36

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