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Subtract 2/35 from 3/2

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 2/35

3/2 - 2/35 is 101/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    3/2 = 3 × 35/2 × 35 = 105/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    2/35 = 2 × 2/35 × 2 = 4/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/70 - 4/70 = 105 - 4/70 = 101/70
  5. In mixed form: 131/70

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