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Subtract 60/70 from 24/30

24/30 - 60/70 is -2/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    24/30 = 24 × 7/30 × 7 = 168/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    60/70 = 60 × 3/70 × 3 = 180/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/210 - 180/210 = 168 - 180/210 = -12/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/35

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