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Subtract 49/80 from 2/35

2/35 - 49/80 is -311/560.

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,
    2/35 = 2 × 16/35 × 16 = 32/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    49/80 = 49 × 7/80 × 7 = 343/560
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    32/560 - 343/560 = 32 - 343/560 = -311/560

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