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Subtract 40/35 from 35/16

1st number: 2 3/16, 2nd number: 1 5/35

35/16 - 40/35 is 117/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 35 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    35/16 = 35 × 35/16 × 35 = 1225/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    40/35 = 40 × 16/35 × 16 = 640/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1225/560 - 640/560 = 1225 - 640/560 = 585/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 117/112
  6. In mixed form: 15/112

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