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Subtract 2/35 from 7/2

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

7/2 - 2/35 is 241/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    7/2 = 7 × 35/2 × 35 = 245/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    2/35 = 2 × 2/35 × 2 = 4/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/70 - 4/70 = 245 - 4/70 = 241/70
  5. In mixed form: 331/70

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