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Subtract 6/45 from 3/35

3/35 - 6/45 is -1/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 45 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 45 × 7 = 315,
    6/45 = 6 × 7/45 × 7 = 42/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/315 - 42/315 = 27 - 42/315 = -15/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/21

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