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Subtract 8/35 from 45/4

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 8/35

45/4 - 8/35 is 1543/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    45/4 = 45 × 35/4 × 35 = 1575/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    8/35 = 8 × 4/35 × 4 = 32/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1575/140 - 32/140 = 1575 - 32/140 = 1543/140
  5. In mixed form: 113/140

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