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Subtract 49/80 from 70/24

1st number: 2 22/24, 2nd number: 49/80

70/24 - 49/80 is 553/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 80 is 240

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 10 = 240,
    70/24 = 70 × 10/24 × 10 = 700/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    49/80 = 49 × 3/80 × 3 = 147/240
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    700/240 - 147/240 = 700 - 147/240 = 553/240
  5. In mixed form: 273/240

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