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Subtract 4/7 from 35/28

1st number: 1 7/28, 2nd number: 4/7

35/28 - 4/7 is 19/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    35/28 = 35 × 1/28 × 1 = 35/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    4/7 = 4 × 4/7 × 4 = 16/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/28 - 16/28 = 35 - 16/28 = 19/28

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