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Subtract 35/54 from 28/2

1st number: 14 0/2, 2nd number: 35/54

28/2 - 35/54 is 721/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    28/2 = 28 × 27/2 × 27 = 756/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    35/54 = 35 × 1/54 × 1 = 35/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/54 - 35/54 = 756 - 35/54 = 721/54
  5. In mixed form: 1319/54

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