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Subtract 70/12 from 4/75

1st number: 4/75, 2nd number: 5 10/12

4/75 - 70/12 is -289/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    4/75 = 4 × 4/75 × 4 = 16/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    70/12 = 70 × 25/12 × 25 = 1750/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/300 - 1750/300 = 16 - 1750/300 = -1734/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -289/50

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