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Subtract 70/45 from 2/3

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 1 25/45

2/3 - 70/45 is -8/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 15 = 45,
    2/3 = 2 × 15/3 × 15 = 30/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    70/45 = 70 × 1/45 × 1 = 70/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/45 - 70/45 = 30 - 70/45 = -40/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -8/9

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