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Subtract 84/54 from 5/70

1st number: 5/70, 2nd number: 1 30/54

5/70 - 84/54 is -187/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 54 is 1890

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 27 = 1890,
    5/70 = 5 × 27/70 × 27 = 135/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    84/54 = 84 × 35/54 × 35 = 2940/1890
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    135/1890 - 2940/1890 = 135 - 2940/1890 = -2805/1890
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -187/126

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