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Subtract 70/6 from 40/75

1st number: 40/75, 2nd number: 11 4/6

40/75 - 70/6 is -167/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    40/75 = 40 × 2/75 × 2 = 80/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    70/6 = 70 × 25/6 × 25 = 1750/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/150 - 1750/150 = 80 - 1750/150 = -1670/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -167/15

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