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Subtract 10/35 from 10/6

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 10/35

10/6 - 10/35 is 29/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 35 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    10/6 = 10 × 35/6 × 35 = 350/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    10/35 = 10 × 6/35 × 6 = 60/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/210 - 60/210 = 350 - 60/210 = 290/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/21
  6. In mixed form: 18/21

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