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Subtract 6/48 from 40/35

1st number: 1 5/35, 2nd number: 6/48

40/35 - 6/48 is 57/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 48 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 48 = 1680,
    40/35 = 40 × 48/35 × 48 = 1920/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    6/48 = 6 × 35/48 × 35 = 210/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1920/1680 - 210/1680 = 1920 - 210/1680 = 1710/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/56
  6. In mixed form: 11/56

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