Posted by **dorothy** on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 3:03pm.

I know 7/9 - x = 1/36 is 3/4 but how do I show the work

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**helper**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 3:10pm
7/9 - x = 1/36

find LCD, LCD = 36

28/36 - x = 1/36

28/36 - 1/36 = x

27/36 = x

reduce fraction

3/4 = x

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 3:11pm
7/9 - x = 1/36

7/9 - 1/36 = x

28/36 - 1/36 = x

27/36 = x

Divide 27 and 36 by 9.

27/36 = 3/4

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