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Subtract 48/6 from 3/70

1st number: 3/70, 2nd number: 8 0/6

3/70 - 48/6 is -557/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 6 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    3/70 = 3 × 3/70 × 3 = 9/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    48/6 = 48 × 35/6 × 35 = 1680/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/210 - 1680/210 = 9 - 1680/210 = -1671/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -557/70

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