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Subtract 8/35 from 30/4

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 8/35

30/4 - 8/35 is 509/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    30/4 = 30 × 35/4 × 35 = 1050/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    8/35 = 8 × 4/35 × 4 = 32/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1050/140 - 32/140 = 1050 - 32/140 = 1018/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 509/70
  6. In mixed form: 719/70

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