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Subtract 18/35 from 1/4

1/4 - 18/35 is -37/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    1/4 = 1 × 35/4 × 35 = 35/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    18/35 = 18 × 4/35 × 4 = 72/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/140 - 72/140 = 35 - 72/140 = -37/140

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