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Subtract 2/7 from 35/6

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

35/6 - 2/7 is 233/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    35/6 = 35 × 7/6 × 7 = 245/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    2/7 = 2 × 6/7 × 6 = 12/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/42 - 12/42 = 245 - 12/42 = 233/42
  5. In mixed form: 523/42

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