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Subtract 9/35 from 18/80

18/80 - 9/35 is -9/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 35 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    18/80 = 18 × 7/80 × 7 = 126/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    9/35 = 9 × 16/35 × 16 = 144/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/560 - 144/560 = 126 - 144/560 = -18/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -9/280

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