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Subtract 2/9 from 4/35

4/35 - 2/9 is -34/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    4/35 = 4 × 9/35 × 9 = 36/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    2/9 = 2 × 35/9 × 35 = 70/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/315 - 70/315 = 36 - 70/315 = -34/315

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