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Subtract 25/70 from 70/7

1st number: 10 0/7, 2nd number: 25/70

70/7 - 25/70 is 135/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    70/7 = 70 × 10/7 × 10 = 700/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    25/70 = 25 × 1/70 × 1 = 25/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    700/70 - 25/70 = 700 - 25/70 = 675/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 135/14
  6. In mixed form: 99/14

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