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Subtract 70/7 from 1/6

1st number: 1/6, 2nd number: 10 0/7

1/6 - 70/7 is -59/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    1/6 = 1 × 7/6 × 7 = 7/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    70/7 = 70 × 6/7 × 6 = 420/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    7/42 - 420/42 = 7 - 420/42 = -413/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -59/6

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