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Subtract 75/70 from 10/14

1st number: 10/14, 2nd number: 1 5/70

10/14 - 75/70 is -5/14.

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,
    75/70 = 75 × 1/70 × 1 = 75/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/70 - 75/70 = 50 - 75/70 = -25/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5/14

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