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Subtract 42/80 from 70/6

1st number: 11 4/6, 2nd number: 42/80

70/6 - 42/80 is 1337/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    70/6 = 70 × 40/6 × 40 = 2800/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    42/80 = 42 × 3/80 × 3 = 126/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2800/240 - 126/240 = 2800 - 126/240 = 2674/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1337/120
  6. In mixed form: 1117/120

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