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Subtract 24/20 from 2/70

1st number: 2/70, 2nd number: 1 4/20

2/70 - 24/20 is -41/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    2/70 = 2 × 2/70 × 2 = 4/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    24/20 = 24 × 7/20 × 7 = 168/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/140 - 168/140 = 4 - 168/140 = -164/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/35

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