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Subtract 84/10 from 15/70

1st number: 15/70, 2nd number: 8 4/10

15/70 - 84/10 is -573/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    15/70 = 15 × 1/70 × 1 = 15/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    84/10 = 84 × 7/10 × 7 = 588/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/70 - 588/70 = 15 - 588/70 = -573/70

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