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Subtract 35/36 from 63/5

1st number: 12 3/5, 2nd number: 35/36

63/5 - 35/36 is 2093/180.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 36 is 180

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    63/5 = 63 × 36/5 × 36 = 2268/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    35/36 = 35 × 5/36 × 5 = 175/180
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    2268/180 - 175/180 = 2268 - 175/180 = 2093/180
  5. In mixed form: 11113/180

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