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Subtract 3/35 from 21/3

1st number: 7 0/3, 2nd number: 3/35

21/3 - 3/35 is 242/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    21/3 = 21 × 35/3 × 35 = 735/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    3/35 = 3 × 3/35 × 3 = 9/105
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/105 - 9/105 = 735 - 9/105 = 726/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 242/35
  6. In mixed form: 632/35

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