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Subtract 30/84 from 36/35

1st number: 1 1/35, 2nd number: 30/84

36/35 - 30/84 is 47/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    36/35 = 36 × 12/35 × 12 = 432/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    30/84 = 30 × 5/84 × 5 = 150/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    432/420 - 150/420 = 432 - 150/420 = 282/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/70

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