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Subtract 2/36 from 90/6

1st number: 15 0/6, 2nd number: 2/36

90/6 - 2/36 is 269/18.

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,
    90/6 = 90 × 6/6 × 6 = 540/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    2/36 = 2 × 1/36 × 1 = 2/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/36 - 2/36 = 540 - 2/36 = 538/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 269/18
  6. In mixed form: 1417/18

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