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Subtract 70/36 from 72/35

1st number: 2 2/35, 2nd number: 1 34/36

72/35 - 70/36 is 71/630.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 36 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 36 = 1260,
    72/35 = 72 × 36/35 × 36 = 2592/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    70/36 = 70 × 35/36 × 35 = 2450/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2592/1260 - 2450/1260 = 2592 - 2450/1260 = 142/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/630

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