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Subtract 12/60 from 2/70

2/70 - 12/60 is -6/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    2/70 = 2 × 6/70 × 6 = 12/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    12/60 = 12 × 7/60 × 7 = 84/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/420 - 84/420 = 12 - 84/420 = -72/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -6/35

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