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Subtract 4/70 from 24/3

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 4/70

24/3 - 4/70 is 278/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 70 = 210,
    24/3 = 24 × 70/3 × 70 = 1680/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    4/70 = 4 × 3/70 × 3 = 12/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1680/210 - 12/210 = 1680 - 12/210 = 1668/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 278/35
  6. In mixed form: 733/35

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