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Subtract 3/35 from 2/5

2/5 - 3/35 is 11/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 35 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    2/5 = 2 × 7/5 × 7 = 14/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,
    3/35 = 3 × 1/35 × 1 = 3/35
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/35 - 3/35 = 14 - 3/35 = 11/35

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