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Subtract 5/8 from 4/35

4/35 - 5/8 is -143/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    4/35 = 4 × 8/35 × 8 = 32/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    5/8 = 5 × 35/8 × 35 = 175/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/280 - 175/280 = 32 - 175/280 = -143/280

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