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Subtract 7/70 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 7/70

8/3 - 7/70 is 77/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 70 = 210,
    8/3 = 8 × 70/3 × 70 = 560/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    7/70 = 7 × 3/70 × 3 = 21/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/210 - 21/210 = 560 - 21/210 = 539/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/30
  6. In mixed form: 217/30

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