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Subtract 14/80 from 70/15

1st number: 4 10/15, 2nd number: 14/80

70/15 - 14/80 is 539/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    70/15 = 70 × 16/15 × 16 = 1120/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    14/80 = 14 × 3/80 × 3 = 42/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/240 - 42/240 = 1120 - 42/240 = 1078/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 539/120
  6. In mixed form: 459/120

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