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Subtract 63/8 from 35/30

1st number: 1 5/30, 2nd number: 7 7/8

35/30 - 63/8 is -161/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    35/30 = 35 × 4/30 × 4 = 140/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    63/8 = 63 × 15/8 × 15 = 945/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/120 - 945/120 = 140 - 945/120 = -805/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -161/24

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