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Subtract 70/54 from 2/9

1st number: 2/9, 2nd number: 1 16/54

2/9 - 70/54 is -29/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    2/9 = 2 × 6/9 × 6 = 12/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    70/54 = 70 × 1/54 × 1 = 70/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/54 - 70/54 = 12 - 70/54 = -58/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -29/27

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