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Subtract 63/70 from 25/2

1st number: 12 1/2, 2nd number: 63/70

25/2 - 63/70 is 58/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    25/2 = 25 × 35/2 × 35 = 875/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    63/70 = 63 × 1/70 × 1 = 63/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    875/70 - 63/70 = 875 - 63/70 = 812/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 58/5
  6. In mixed form: 113/5

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