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Subtract 5/70 from 3/24

3/24 - 5/70 is 3/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    3/24 = 3 × 35/24 × 35 = 105/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    5/70 = 5 × 12/70 × 12 = 60/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/840 - 60/840 = 105 - 60/840 = 45/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/56

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