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Subtract 5/80 from 35/9

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 5/80

35/9 - 5/80 is 551/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 80 = 720,
    35/9 = 35 × 80/9 × 80 = 2800/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    5/80 = 5 × 9/80 × 9 = 45/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2800/720 - 45/720 = 2800 - 45/720 = 2755/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 551/144
  6. In mixed form: 3119/144

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