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Subtract 35/80 from 84/36

1st number: 2 12/36, 2nd number: 35/80

84/36 - 35/80 is 91/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 20 = 720,
    84/36 = 84 × 20/36 × 20 = 1680/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    35/80 = 35 × 9/80 × 9 = 315/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1680/720 - 315/720 = 1680 - 315/720 = 1365/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 91/48
  6. In mixed form: 143/48

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