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Subtract 3/35 from 10/4

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 3/35

10/4 - 3/35 is 169/70.

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,
    10/4 = 10 × 35/4 × 35 = 350/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    3/35 = 3 × 4/35 × 4 = 12/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/140 - 12/140 = 350 - 12/140 = 338/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 169/70
  6. In mixed form: 229/70

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