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Subtract 70/3 from 14/6

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 23 1/3

14/6 - 70/3 is -21/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 3 is 6

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    14/6 = 14 × 1/6 × 1 = 14/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    70/3 = 70 × 2/3 × 2 = 140/6
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    14/6 - 140/6 = 14 - 140/6 = -126/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -21/1

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