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Subtract 8/7 from 1/35

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

1/35 - 8/7 is -39/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,
    1/35 = 1 × 1/35 × 1 = 1/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    8/7 = 8 × 5/7 × 5 = 40/35
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/35 - 40/35 = 1 - 40/35 = -39/35

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