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Subtract 3/35 from 2/15

2/15 - 3/35 is 1/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    2/15 = 2 × 7/15 × 7 = 14/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    3/35 = 3 × 3/35 × 3 = 9/105
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/105 - 9/105 = 14 - 9/105 = 5/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/21

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