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Subtract 5/35 from 5/2

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

5/2 - 5/35 is 33/14.

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,
    5/35 = 5 × 2/35 × 2 = 10/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/70 - 10/70 = 175 - 10/70 = 165/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/14
  6. In mixed form: 25/14

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