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Subtract 21/35 from 35/5

1st number: 7 0/5, 2nd number: 21/35

35/5 - 21/35 is 32/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 35 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    35/5 = 35 × 7/5 × 7 = 245/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,
    21/35 = 21 × 1/35 × 1 = 21/35
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/35 - 21/35 = 245 - 21/35 = 224/35
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/5
  6. In mixed form: 62/5

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