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Subtract 2/21 from 35/14

1st number: 2 7/14, 2nd number: 2/21

35/14 - 2/21 is 101/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    35/14 = 35 × 3/14 × 3 = 105/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    2/21 = 2 × 2/21 × 2 = 4/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/42 - 4/42 = 105 - 4/42 = 101/42
  5. In mixed form: 217/42

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