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Subtract 40/35 from 35/24

1st number: 1 11/24, 2nd number: 1 5/35

35/24 - 40/35 is 53/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 35 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    35/24 = 35 × 35/24 × 35 = 1225/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    40/35 = 40 × 24/35 × 24 = 960/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1225/840 - 960/840 = 1225 - 960/840 = 265/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/168

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