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Subtract 35/14 from 70/8

1st number: 8 6/8, 2nd number: 2 7/14

70/8 - 35/14 is 25/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    70/8 = 70 × 7/8 × 7 = 490/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    35/14 = 35 × 4/14 × 4 = 140/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/56 - 140/56 = 490 - 140/56 = 350/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/4
  6. In mixed form: 61/4

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