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Subtract 70/60 from 5/7

1st number: 5/7, 2nd number: 1 10/60

5/7 - 70/60 is -19/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 60 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    5/7 = 5 × 60/7 × 60 = 300/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    70/60 = 70 × 7/60 × 7 = 490/420
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    300/420 - 490/420 = 300 - 490/420 = -190/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/42

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