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Calculate the simplification number and the denominator.
First, calculate the simplification number by dividing the two numerators.
Second, calculate the denominator by dividing it by the simplification number.
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Step 1: Calculate the Simplification Number
To calculate the simplification number, divide the numerator of the first fraction (5) by the numerator of the second fraction (30):Simplification Number: 30 ÷ 5 = 6
Step 2: Calculate the denominator
To calculate the denominator of the second fraction, divide the denominator of the first fraction (36) by the simplification number (6):Denominator: 36 ÷ 6 = 6
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