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Subtract 5/70 from 15/12

1st number: 1 3/12, 2nd number: 5/70

15/12 - 5/70 is 33/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 70 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    15/12 = 15 × 35/12 × 35 = 525/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    5/70 = 5 × 6/70 × 6 = 30/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    525/420 - 30/420 = 525 - 30/420 = 495/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/28
  6. In mixed form: 15/28

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