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Subtract 4/35 from 5/2

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

5/2 - 4/35 is 167/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    5/2 = 5 × 35/2 × 35 = 175/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    4/35 = 4 × 2/35 × 2 = 8/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/70 - 8/70 = 175 - 8/70 = 167/70
  5. In mixed form: 227/70

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