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Subtract 25/10 from 54/35

1st number: 1 19/35, 2nd number: 2 5/10

54/35 - 25/10 is -67/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    54/35 = 54 × 2/35 × 2 = 108/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    25/10 = 25 × 7/10 × 7 = 175/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/70 - 175/70 = 108 - 175/70 = -67/70

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