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Subtract 42/32 from 5/35

1st number: 5/35, 2nd number: 1 10/32

5/35 - 42/32 is -131/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 32 is 1120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 32 = 1120,
    5/35 = 5 × 32/35 × 32 = 160/1120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 35 = 1120,
    42/32 = 42 × 35/32 × 35 = 1470/1120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    160/1120 - 1470/1120 = 160 - 1470/1120 = -1310/1120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -131/112

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