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Subtract 4/10 from 4/35

4/35 - 4/10 is -2/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    4/35 = 4 × 2/35 × 2 = 8/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    4/10 = 4 × 7/10 × 7 = 28/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/70 - 28/70 = 8 - 28/70 = -20/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/7

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