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Subtract 1/35 from 63/8

1st number: 7 7/8, 2nd number: 1/35

63/8 - 1/35 is 2197/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    63/8 = 63 × 35/8 × 35 = 2205/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    1/35 = 1 × 8/35 × 8 = 8/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2205/280 - 8/280 = 2205 - 8/280 = 2197/280
  5. In mixed form: 7237/280

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