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Subtract 70/81 from 2/9

2/9 - 70/81 is -52/81.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 81 is 81
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 9 = 81,
    2/9 = 2 × 9/9 × 9 = 18/81
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 1 = 81,
    70/81 = 70 × 1/81 × 1 = 70/81
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/81 - 70/81 = 18 - 70/81 = -52/81

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