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Subtract 18/10 from 7/35

1st number: 7/35, 2nd number: 1 8/10

7/35 - 18/10 is -8/5.

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,
    7/35 = 7 × 2/35 × 2 = 14/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    18/10 = 18 × 7/10 × 7 = 126/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/70 - 126/70 = 14 - 126/70 = -112/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -8/5

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