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Subtract 2/48 from 60/70

60/70 - 2/48 is 137/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 48 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    60/70 = 60 × 24/70 × 24 = 1440/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    2/48 = 2 × 35/48 × 35 = 70/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1440/1680 - 70/1680 = 1440 - 70/1680 = 1370/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/168

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