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Subtract 70/18 from 2/3

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 3 16/18

2/3 - 70/18 is -29/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    2/3 = 2 × 6/3 × 6 = 12/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    70/18 = 70 × 1/18 × 1 = 70/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/18 - 70/18 = 12 - 70/18 = -58/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -29/9

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