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Subtract 5/70 from 30/14

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 5/70

30/14 - 5/70 is 29/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    30/14 = 30 × 5/14 × 5 = 150/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    5/70 = 5 × 1/70 × 1 = 5/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/70 - 5/70 = 150 - 5/70 = 145/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/14
  6. In mixed form: 21/14

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