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Subtract 6/35 from 35/2

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 6/35

35/2 - 6/35 is 1213/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    35/2 = 35 × 35/2 × 35 = 1225/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    6/35 = 6 × 2/35 × 2 = 12/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1225/70 - 12/70 = 1225 - 12/70 = 1213/70
  5. In mixed form: 1723/70

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