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Subtract 70/54 from 2/3

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 1 16/54

2/3 - 70/54 is -17/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 18 = 54,
    2/3 = 2 × 18/3 × 18 = 36/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    70/54 = 70 × 1/54 × 1 = 70/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/54 - 70/54 = 36 - 70/54 = -34/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/27

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