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Subtract 6/72 from 90/32

1st number: 2 26/32, 2nd number: 6/72

90/32 - 6/72 is 131/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 72 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    90/32 = 90 × 9/32 × 9 = 810/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 4 = 288,
    6/72 = 6 × 4/72 × 4 = 24/288
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    810/288 - 24/288 = 810 - 24/288 = 786/288
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/48
  6. In mixed form: 235/48

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