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Subtract 1/36 from 90/18

1st number: 5 0/18, 2nd number: 1/36

90/18 - 1/36 is 179/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    90/18 = 90 × 2/18 × 2 = 180/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    1/36 = 1 × 1/36 × 1 = 1/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/36 - 1/36 = 180 - 1/36 = 179/36
  5. In mixed form: 435/36

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