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Subtract 70/18 from 36/35

1st number: 1 1/35, 2nd number: 3 16/18

36/35 - 70/18 is -901/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 18 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,
    36/35 = 36 × 18/35 × 18 = 648/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    70/18 = 70 × 35/18 × 35 = 2450/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    648/630 - 2450/630 = 648 - 2450/630 = -1802/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -901/315

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