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Subtract 35/40 from 8/70

8/70 - 35/40 is -213/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    8/70 = 8 × 4/70 × 4 = 32/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    35/40 = 35 × 7/40 × 7 = 245/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/280 - 245/280 = 32 - 245/280 = -213/280

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