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Subtract 4/12 from 35/3

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 4/12

35/3 - 4/12 is 34/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    35/3 = 35 × 4/3 × 4 = 140/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    4/12 = 4 × 1/12 × 1 = 4/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/12 - 4/12 = 140 - 4/12 = 136/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/3
  6. In mixed form: 111/3

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