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Subtract 70/60 from 42/75

1st number: 42/75, 2nd number: 1 10/60

42/75 - 70/60 is -91/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 60 is 300

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    42/75 = 42 × 4/75 × 4 = 168/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    70/60 = 70 × 5/60 × 5 = 350/300
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    168/300 - 350/300 = 168 - 350/300 = -182/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -91/150

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