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Subtract 3/6 from 40/35

1st number: 1 5/35, 2nd number: 3/6

40/35 - 3/6 is 9/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 6 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    40/35 = 40 × 6/35 × 6 = 240/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    3/6 = 3 × 35/6 × 35 = 105/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/210 - 105/210 = 240 - 105/210 = 135/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/14

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