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Subtract 24/35 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 24/35

5/3 - 24/35 is 103/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    5/3 = 5 × 35/3 × 35 = 175/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    24/35 = 24 × 3/35 × 3 = 72/105
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/105 - 72/105 = 175 - 72/105 = 103/105

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