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Subtract 45/8 from 1/70

1st number: 1/70, 2nd number: 5 5/8

1/70 - 45/8 is -1571/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    1/70 = 1 × 4/70 × 4 = 4/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    45/8 = 45 × 35/8 × 35 = 1575/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/280 - 1575/280 = 4 - 1575/280 = -1571/280

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