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Subtract 10/54 from 72/35

1st number: 2 2/35, 2nd number: 10/54

72/35 - 10/54 is 1769/945.

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,
    72/35 = 72 × 54/35 × 54 = 3888/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    10/54 = 10 × 35/54 × 35 = 350/1890
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3888/1890 - 350/1890 = 3888 - 350/1890 = 3538/1890
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1769/945
  6. In mixed form: 1824/945

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