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Subtract 18/70 from 18/56

18/56 - 18/70 is 9/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    18/56 = 18 × 5/56 × 5 = 90/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    18/70 = 18 × 4/70 × 4 = 72/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/280 - 72/280 = 90 - 72/280 = 18/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/140

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