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Subtract 4/7 from 4/35

4/35 - 4/7 is -16/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,
    4/35 = 4 × 1/35 × 1 = 4/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    4/7 = 4 × 5/7 × 5 = 20/35
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/35 - 20/35 = 4 - 20/35 = -16/35

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