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Subtract 7/70 from 6/48

6/48 - 7/70 is 1/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 70 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    6/48 = 6 × 35/48 × 35 = 210/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    7/70 = 7 × 24/70 × 24 = 168/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/1680 - 168/1680 = 210 - 168/1680 = 42/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/40

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