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Subtract 7/36 from 90/10

1st number: 9 0/10, 2nd number: 7/36

90/10 - 7/36 is 317/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 18 = 180,
    90/10 = 90 × 18/10 × 18 = 1620/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    7/36 = 7 × 5/36 × 5 = 35/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1620/180 - 35/180 = 1620 - 35/180 = 1585/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 317/36
  6. In mixed form: 829/36

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