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Subtract 60/56 from 30/70

1st number: 30/70, 2nd number: 1 4/56

30/70 - 60/56 is -9/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    30/70 = 30 × 4/70 × 4 = 120/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    60/56 = 60 × 5/56 × 5 = 300/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/280 - 300/280 = 120 - 300/280 = -180/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -9/14

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