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Subtract 12/10 from 35/84

1st number: 35/84, 2nd number: 1 2/10

35/84 - 12/10 is -47/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 10 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    35/84 = 35 × 5/84 × 5 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 42 = 420,
    12/10 = 12 × 42/10 × 42 = 504/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/420 - 504/420 = 175 - 504/420 = -329/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -47/60

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