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**35 24**

**—— - ——**

**6 9**

**The fractions have different denominators. Find the Least Common Denominator (LCD) of the fractions. It is the smallest positive integer that is a multiple of the denominators, and can be calculated as the product of the denominators divided by the Greatest Common Factor.**

Greatest Common Factor: 3

Least Common Denominator: (6 × 9) ÷ 3 = 18

**Divide the Least Common Denominator by each denominator and multiply the result by the corresponding numerator. Subtract the results of both multiplications and place the answer over the Least Common Denominator.**

3 × 35 - 2 × 24

= ———————————————

18

**Partial multiplications**

35

__× 3__

105

24

__× 2__

48

105 - 48

= ————————

18

**Partial subtraction**

105

__- 48__

57

57

= ——

18

**Simplify the Fraction. Use the number 3 for the simplification.**

19

= ——

6

**Final answer**

19

——

6