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Subtract 1/35 from 9/84

9/84 - 1/35 is 11/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    9/84 = 9 × 5/84 × 5 = 45/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    1/35 = 1 × 12/35 × 12 = 12/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/420 - 12/420 = 45 - 12/420 = 33/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/140

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