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Subtract 10/60 from 72/35

1st number: 2 2/35, 2nd number: 10/60

72/35 - 10/60 is 397/210.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    72/35 = 72 × 12/35 × 12 = 864/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    10/60 = 10 × 7/60 × 7 = 70/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    864/420 - 70/420 = 864 - 70/420 = 794/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 397/210
  6. In mixed form: 1187/210

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