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Subtract 6/9 from 5/35

5/35 - 6/9 is -11/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    5/35 = 5 × 9/35 × 9 = 45/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    6/9 = 6 × 35/9 × 35 = 210/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/315 - 210/315 = 45 - 210/315 = -165/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/21

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