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Subtract 35/80 from 6/70

6/70 - 35/80 is -197/560.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 80 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    6/70 = 6 × 8/70 × 8 = 48/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    35/80 = 35 × 7/80 × 7 = 245/560
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    48/560 - 245/560 = 48 - 245/560 = -197/560

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