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Subtract 35/45 from 42/14

1st number: 3 0/14, 2nd number: 35/45

42/14 - 35/45 is 20/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,
    42/14 = 42 × 45/14 × 45 = 1890/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    35/45 = 35 × 14/45 × 14 = 490/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1890/630 - 490/630 = 1890 - 490/630 = 1400/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/9
  6. In mixed form: 22/9

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