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Subtract 10/84 from 70/54

1st number: 1 16/54, 2nd number: 10/84

70/54 - 10/84 is 445/378.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 84 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    70/54 = 70 × 14/54 × 14 = 980/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    10/84 = 10 × 9/84 × 9 = 90/756
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/756 - 90/756 = 980 - 90/756 = 890/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 445/378
  6. In mixed form: 167/378

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