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Subtract 5/36 from 90/14

1st number: 6 6/14, 2nd number: 5/36

90/14 - 5/36 is 1585/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 18 = 252,
    90/14 = 90 × 18/14 × 18 = 1620/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    5/36 = 5 × 7/36 × 7 = 35/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1620/252 - 35/252 = 1620 - 35/252 = 1585/252
  5. In mixed form: 673/252

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