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Subtract 5/6 from 35/5

1st number: 7 0/5, 2nd number: 5/6

35/5 - 5/6 is 37/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    35/5 = 35 × 6/5 × 6 = 210/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/30 - 25/30 = 210 - 25/30 = 185/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/6
  6. In mixed form: 61/6

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