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Subtract 3/36 from 8/2

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 3/36

8/2 - 3/36 is 47/12.

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,
    3/36 = 3 × 1/36 × 1 = 3/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/36 - 3/36 = 144 - 3/36 = 141/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/12
  6. In mixed form: 311/12

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