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Subtract 3/54 from 7/35

7/35 - 3/54 is 13/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 54 is 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 54 = 1890,
    7/35 = 7 × 54/35 × 54 = 378/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    3/54 = 3 × 35/54 × 35 = 105/1890
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/1890 - 105/1890 = 378 - 105/1890 = 273/1890
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/90

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