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Subtract 8/35 from 10/2

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 8/35

10/2 - 8/35 is 167/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    10/2 = 10 × 35/2 × 35 = 350/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    8/35 = 8 × 2/35 × 2 = 16/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/70 - 16/70 = 350 - 16/70 = 334/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 167/35
  6. In mixed form: 427/35

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