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Subtract 45/18 from 4/35

1st number: 4/35, 2nd number: 2 9/18

4/35 - 45/18 is -167/70.

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,
    4/35 = 4 × 18/35 × 18 = 72/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    45/18 = 45 × 35/18 × 35 = 1575/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    72/630 - 1575/630 = 72 - 1575/630 = -1503/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -167/70

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