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Subtract 5/54 from 70/8

1st number: 8 6/8, 2nd number: 5/54

70/8 - 5/54 is 935/108.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    70/8 = 70 × 27/8 × 27 = 1890/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    5/54 = 5 × 4/54 × 4 = 20/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1890/216 - 20/216 = 1890 - 20/216 = 1870/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 935/108
  6. In mixed form: 871/108

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