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Subtract 4/40 from 70/32

1st number: 2 6/32, 2nd number: 4/40

70/32 - 4/40 is 167/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 40 is 160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 5 = 160,
    70/32 = 70 × 5/32 × 5 = 350/160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 4 = 160,
    4/40 = 4 × 4/40 × 4 = 16/160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/160 - 16/160 = 350 - 16/160 = 334/160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 167/80
  6. In mixed form: 27/80

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