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Subtract 3/45 from 7/5

1st number: 1 2/5, 2nd number: 3/45

7/5 - 3/45 is 4/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    7/5 = 7 × 9/5 × 9 = 63/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    3/45 = 3 × 1/45 × 1 = 3/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/45 - 3/45 = 63 - 3/45 = 60/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/3
  6. In mixed form: 11/3

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