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Subtract 5/12 from 10/70

10/70 - 5/12 is -23/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 12 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    10/70 = 10 × 6/70 × 6 = 60/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    5/12 = 5 × 35/12 × 35 = 175/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/420 - 175/420 = 60 - 175/420 = -115/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/84

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