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Subtract 18/7 from 35/2

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 2 4/7

35/2 - 18/7 is 209/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    35/2 = 35 × 7/2 × 7 = 245/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    18/7 = 18 × 2/7 × 2 = 36/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/14 - 36/14 = 245 - 36/14 = 209/14
  5. In mixed form: 1413/14

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