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Subtract 2/24 from 20/70

20/70 - 2/24 is 17/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 24 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    20/70 = 20 × 12/70 × 12 = 240/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    2/24 = 2 × 35/24 × 35 = 70/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/840 - 70/840 = 240 - 70/840 = 170/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/84

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