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Subtract 9/36 from 1/35

1/35 - 9/36 is -31/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 36 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 36 = 1260,
    1/35 = 1 × 36/35 × 36 = 36/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    9/36 = 9 × 35/36 × 35 = 315/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/1260 - 315/1260 = 36 - 315/1260 = -279/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/140

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