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Subtract 84/35 from 5/10

1st number: 5/10, 2nd number: 2 14/35

5/10 - 84/35 is -19/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    5/10 = 5 × 7/10 × 7 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    84/35 = 84 × 2/35 × 2 = 168/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/70 - 168/70 = 35 - 168/70 = -133/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/10

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