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Subtract 35/9 from 28/4

1st number: 7 0/4, 2nd number: 3 8/9

28/4 - 35/9 is 28/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    28/4 = 28 × 9/4 × 9 = 252/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    35/9 = 35 × 4/9 × 4 = 140/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/36 - 140/36 = 252 - 140/36 = 112/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/9
  6. In mixed form: 31/9

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