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Subtract 5/9 from 6/35

6/35 - 5/9 is -121/315.

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,
    6/35 = 6 × 9/35 × 9 = 54/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    5/9 = 5 × 35/9 × 35 = 175/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/315 - 175/315 = 54 - 175/315 = -121/315

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