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Subtract 7/35 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 7/35

4/2 - 7/35 is 9/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    4/2 = 4 × 35/2 × 35 = 140/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    7/35 = 7 × 2/35 × 2 = 14/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/70 - 14/70 = 140 - 14/70 = 126/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/5
  6. In mixed form: 14/5

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