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Subtract 3/35 from 5/4

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 3/35

5/4 - 3/35 is 163/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    5/4 = 5 × 35/4 × 35 = 175/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    3/35 = 3 × 4/35 × 4 = 12/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/140 - 12/140 = 175 - 12/140 = 163/140
  5. In mixed form: 123/140

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