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Subtract 48/12 from 3/70

1st number: 3/70, 2nd number: 4 0/12

3/70 - 48/12 is -277/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 12 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    3/70 = 3 × 6/70 × 6 = 18/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    48/12 = 48 × 35/12 × 35 = 1680/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/420 - 1680/420 = 18 - 1680/420 = -1662/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -277/70

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