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Subtract 10/6 from 72/70

1st number: 1 2/70, 2nd number: 1 4/6

72/70 - 10/6 is -67/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 6 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    72/70 = 72 × 3/70 × 3 = 216/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    10/6 = 10 × 35/6 × 35 = 350/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/210 - 350/210 = 216 - 350/210 = -134/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -67/105

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