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Subtract 3/35 from 7/5

1st number: 1 2/5, 2nd number: 3/35

7/5 - 3/35 is 46/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 35 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    7/5 = 7 × 7/5 × 7 = 49/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,
    3/35 = 3 × 1/35 × 1 = 3/35
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/35 - 3/35 = 49 - 3/35 = 46/35
  5. In mixed form: 111/35

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