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Subtract 50/36 from 72/2

1st number: 36 0/2, 2nd number: 1 14/36

72/2 - 50/36 is 623/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 18 = 36,
    72/2 = 72 × 18/2 × 18 = 1296/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    50/36 = 50 × 1/36 × 1 = 50/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1296/36 - 50/36 = 1296 - 50/36 = 1246/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 623/18
  6. In mixed form: 3411/18

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