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Subtract 9/45 from 1/35

1/35 - 9/45 is -6/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    1/35 = 1 × 9/35 × 9 = 9/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    9/45 = 9 × 7/45 × 7 = 63/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/315 - 63/315 = 9 - 63/315 = -54/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -6/35

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