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Subtract 2/9 from 2/35

2/35 - 2/9 is -52/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    2/35 = 2 × 9/35 × 9 = 18/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    2/9 = 2 × 35/9 × 35 = 70/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/315 - 70/315 = 18 - 70/315 = -52/315

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