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Subtract 36/10 from 49/35

1st number: 1 14/35, 2nd number: 3 6/10

49/35 - 36/10 is -11/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    49/35 = 49 × 2/35 × 2 = 98/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    36/10 = 36 × 7/10 × 7 = 252/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/70 - 252/70 = 98 - 252/70 = -154/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/5

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