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Subtract 9/35 from 18/4

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 9/35

18/4 - 9/35 is 297/70.

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,
    18/4 = 18 × 35/4 × 35 = 630/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    9/35 = 9 × 4/35 × 4 = 36/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    630/140 - 36/140 = 630 - 36/140 = 594/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 297/70
  6. In mixed form: 417/70

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