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Subtract 35/18 from 28/2

1st number: 14 0/2, 2nd number: 1 17/18

28/2 - 35/18 is 217/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    28/2 = 28 × 9/2 × 9 = 252/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    35/18 = 35 × 1/18 × 1 = 35/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/18 - 35/18 = 252 - 35/18 = 217/18
  5. In mixed form: 121/18

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