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Subtract 9/35 from 9/8

1st number: 1 1/8, 2nd number: 9/35

9/8 - 9/35 is 243/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    9/8 = 9 × 35/8 × 35 = 315/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    9/35 = 9 × 8/35 × 8 = 72/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/280 - 72/280 = 315 - 72/280 = 243/280

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