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Subtract 48/20 from 4/70

1st number: 4/70, 2nd number: 2 8/20

4/70 - 48/20 is -82/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    4/70 = 4 × 2/70 × 2 = 8/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    48/20 = 48 × 7/20 × 7 = 336/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/140 - 336/140 = 8 - 336/140 = -328/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -82/35

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