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Subtract 1/70 from 10/8

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

10/8 - 1/70 is 173/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    10/8 = 10 × 35/8 × 35 = 350/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    1/70 = 1 × 4/70 × 4 = 4/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/280 - 4/280 = 350 - 4/280 = 346/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/140
  6. In mixed form: 133/140

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