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Subtract 2/70 from 5/2

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 2/70

5/2 - 2/70 is 173/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    5/2 = 5 × 35/2 × 35 = 175/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    2/70 = 2 × 1/70 × 1 = 2/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/70 - 2/70 = 175 - 2/70 = 173/70
  5. In mixed form: 233/70

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