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Subtract 56/42 from 80/35

1st number: 2 10/35, 2nd number: 1 14/42

80/35 - 56/42 is 20/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    80/35 = 80 × 6/35 × 6 = 480/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    56/42 = 56 × 5/42 × 5 = 280/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    480/210 - 280/210 = 480 - 280/210 = 200/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/21

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