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Subtract 5/70 from 30/35

30/35 - 5/70 is 11/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    30/35 = 30 × 2/35 × 2 = 60/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    5/70 = 5 × 1/70 × 1 = 5/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/70 - 5/70 = 60 - 5/70 = 55/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/14

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