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Subtract 3/5 from 3/28

3/28 - 3/5 is -69/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 5 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    3/28 = 3 × 5/28 × 5 = 15/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,
    3/5 = 3 × 28/5 × 28 = 84/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/140 - 84/140 = 15 - 84/140 = -69/140

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