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Subtract 2/21 from 35/4

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 2/21

35/4 - 2/21 is 727/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 21 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    35/4 = 35 × 21/4 × 21 = 735/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    2/21 = 2 × 4/21 × 4 = 8/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/84 - 8/84 = 735 - 8/84 = 727/84
  5. In mixed form: 855/84

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