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Subtract 35/80 from 18/35

18/35 - 35/80 is 43/560.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 80 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    18/35 = 18 × 16/35 × 16 = 288/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    35/80 = 35 × 7/80 × 7 = 245/560
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    288/560 - 245/560 = 288 - 245/560 = 43/560

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