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Subtract 15/70 from 10/14

10/14 - 15/70 is 1/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    10/14 = 10 × 5/14 × 5 = 50/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    15/70 = 15 × 1/70 × 1 = 15/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/70 - 15/70 = 50 - 15/70 = 35/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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