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Subtract 25/70 from 54/5

1st number: 10 4/5, 2nd number: 25/70

54/5 - 25/70 is 731/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    54/5 = 54 × 14/5 × 14 = 756/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    25/70 = 25 × 1/70 × 1 = 25/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/70 - 25/70 = 756 - 25/70 = 731/70
  5. In mixed form: 1031/70

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