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Subtract 25/60 from 70/14

1st number: 5 0/14, 2nd number: 25/60

70/14 - 25/60 is 55/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    70/14 = 70 × 30/14 × 30 = 2100/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    25/60 = 25 × 7/60 × 7 = 175/420
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    2100/420 - 175/420 = 2100 - 175/420 = 1925/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/12
  6. In mixed form: 47/12

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