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Subtract 27/12 from 70/2

1st number: 35 0/2, 2nd number: 2 3/12

70/2 - 27/12 is 131/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 12 is 12

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,
    70/2 = 70 × 6/2 × 6 = 420/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    27/12 = 27 × 1/12 × 1 = 27/12
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    420/12 - 27/12 = 420 - 27/12 = 393/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/4
  6. In mixed form: 323/4

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