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Subtract 1/70 from 5/9

5/9 - 1/70 is 341/630.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 70 = 630,
    5/9 = 5 × 70/9 × 70 = 350/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    1/70 = 1 × 9/70 × 9 = 9/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/630 - 9/630 = 350 - 9/630 = 341/630

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