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Subtract 3/40 from 35/28

1st number: 1 7/28, 2nd number: 3/40

35/28 - 3/40 is 47/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 10 = 280,
    35/28 = 35 × 10/28 × 10 = 350/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    3/40 = 3 × 7/40 × 7 = 21/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/280 - 21/280 = 350 - 21/280 = 329/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/40
  6. In mixed form: 17/40

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