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Subtract 8/70 from 1/3

1/3 - 8/70 is 23/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 70 = 210,
    1/3 = 1 × 70/3 × 70 = 70/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    8/70 = 8 × 3/70 × 3 = 24/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/210 - 24/210 = 70 - 24/210 = 46/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/105

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