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Subtract 1/9 from 3/35

3/35 - 1/9 is -8/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    3/35 = 3 × 9/35 × 9 = 27/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    1/9 = 1 × 35/9 × 35 = 35/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/315 - 35/315 = 27 - 35/315 = -8/315

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