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Subtract 10/36 from 8/6

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 10/36

8/6 - 10/36 is 19/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 6 = 36,
    8/6 = 8 × 6/6 × 6 = 48/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    10/36 = 10 × 1/36 × 1 = 10/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/36 - 10/36 = 48 - 10/36 = 38/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/18
  6. In mixed form: 11/18

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