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Subtract 60/56 from 60/70

1st number: 60/70, 2nd number: 1 4/56

60/70 - 60/56 is -3/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    60/70 = 60 × 4/70 × 4 = 240/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    60/56 = 60 × 5/56 × 5 = 300/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/280 - 300/280 = 240 - 300/280 = -60/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -3/14

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