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Subtract 7/8 from 35/3

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 7/8

35/3 - 7/8 is 259/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    35/3 = 35 × 8/3 × 8 = 280/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    7/8 = 7 × 3/8 × 3 = 21/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    280/24 - 21/24 = 280 - 21/24 = 259/24
  5. In mixed form: 1019/24

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