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Subtract 2/70 from 2/48

2/48 - 2/70 is 11/840.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 70 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    2/48 = 2 × 35/48 × 35 = 70/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    2/70 = 2 × 24/70 × 24 = 48/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/1680 - 48/1680 = 70 - 48/1680 = 22/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/840

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