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Subtract 70/18 from 8/6

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 3 16/18

8/6 - 70/18 is -23/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    8/6 = 8 × 3/6 × 3 = 24/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    70/18 = 70 × 1/18 × 1 = 70/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/18 - 70/18 = 24 - 70/18 = -46/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/9

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