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Subtract 5/70 from 15/6

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 5/70

15/6 - 5/70 is 17/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    15/6 = 15 × 35/6 × 35 = 525/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    5/70 = 5 × 3/70 × 3 = 15/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    525/210 - 15/210 = 525 - 15/210 = 510/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/7
  6. In mixed form: 23/7

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