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Subtract 6/45 from 7/35

7/35 - 6/45 is 1/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    7/35 = 7 × 9/35 × 9 = 63/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    6/45 = 6 × 7/45 × 7 = 42/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/315 - 42/315 = 63 - 42/315 = 21/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/15

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