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Subtract 70/42 from 6/3

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 1 28/42

6/3 - 70/42 is 1/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    6/3 = 6 × 14/3 × 14 = 84/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    70/42 = 70 × 1/42 × 1 = 70/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/42 - 70/42 = 84 - 70/42 = 14/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/3

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