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Subtract 6/40 from 35/4

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 6/40

35/4 - 6/40 is 43/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    35/4 = 35 × 10/4 × 10 = 350/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    6/40 = 6 × 1/40 × 1 = 6/40
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/40 - 6/40 = 350 - 6/40 = 344/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/5
  6. In mixed form: 83/5

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