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Subtract 40/63 from 35/8

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 40/63

35/8 - 40/63 is 1885/504.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    35/8 = 35 × 63/8 × 63 = 2205/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    40/63 = 40 × 8/63 × 8 = 320/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2205/504 - 320/504 = 2205 - 320/504 = 1885/504
  5. In mixed form: 3373/504

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