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Subtract 35/7 from 10/12

1st number: 10/12, 2nd number: 5 0/7

10/12 - 35/7 is -25/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    10/12 = 10 × 7/12 × 7 = 70/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    35/7 = 35 × 12/7 × 12 = 420/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/84 - 420/84 = 70 - 420/84 = -350/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/6

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