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Subtract 70/84 from 70/6

1st number: 11 4/6, 2nd number: 70/84

70/6 - 70/84 is 65/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    70/6 = 70 × 14/6 × 14 = 980/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    70/84 = 70 × 1/84 × 1 = 70/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/84 - 70/84 = 980 - 70/84 = 910/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/6
  6. In mixed form: 105/6

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