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Subtract 2/70 from 2/16

2/16 - 2/70 is 27/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 70 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    2/16 = 2 × 35/16 × 35 = 70/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    2/70 = 2 × 8/70 × 8 = 16/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/560 - 16/560 = 70 - 16/560 = 54/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/280

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