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Subtract 40/7 from 35/32

1st number: 1 3/32, 2nd number: 5 5/7

35/32 - 40/7 is -1035/224.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 7 is 224
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 7 = 224,
    35/32 = 35 × 7/32 × 7 = 245/224
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 32 = 224,
    40/7 = 40 × 32/7 × 32 = 1280/224
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/224 - 1280/224 = 245 - 1280/224 = -1035/224

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