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Subtract 10/36 from 8/2

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

8/2 - 10/36 is 67/18.

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,
    8/2 = 8 × 18/2 × 18 = 144/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    10/36 = 10 × 1/36 × 1 = 10/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/36 - 10/36 = 144 - 10/36 = 134/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/18
  6. In mixed form: 313/18

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