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Subtract 2/70 from 70/80

70/80 - 2/70 is 237/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 70 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    70/80 = 70 × 7/80 × 7 = 490/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    2/70 = 2 × 8/70 × 8 = 16/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/560 - 16/560 = 490 - 16/560 = 474/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 237/280

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