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Subtract 18/9 from 9/35

1st number: 9/35, 2nd number: 2 0/9

9/35 - 18/9 is -61/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    9/35 = 9 × 9/35 × 9 = 81/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    18/9 = 18 × 35/9 × 35 = 630/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/315 - 630/315 = 81 - 630/315 = -549/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/35

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