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Subtract 1/32 from 70/9

1st number: 7 7/9, 2nd number: 1/32

70/9 - 1/32 is 2231/288.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 32 = 288,
    70/9 = 70 × 32/9 × 32 = 2240/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    1/32 = 1 × 9/32 × 9 = 9/288
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2240/288 - 9/288 = 2240 - 9/288 = 2231/288
  5. In mixed form: 7215/288

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