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Subtract 16/9 from 35/4

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 1 7/9

35/4 - 16/9 is 251/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    35/4 = 35 × 9/4 × 9 = 315/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    16/9 = 16 × 4/9 × 4 = 64/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/36 - 64/36 = 315 - 64/36 = 251/36
  5. In mixed form: 635/36

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