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Subtract 56/80 from 70/75

70/75 - 56/80 is 7/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 80 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 16 = 1200,
    70/75 = 70 × 16/75 × 16 = 1120/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 15 = 1200,
    56/80 = 56 × 15/80 × 15 = 840/1200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/1200 - 840/1200 = 1120 - 840/1200 = 280/1200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/30

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