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Subtract 45/50 from 8/70

8/70 - 45/50 is -11/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    8/70 = 8 × 5/70 × 5 = 40/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    45/50 = 45 × 7/50 × 7 = 315/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/350 - 315/350 = 40 - 315/350 = -275/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/14

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