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Subtract 84/10 from 8/70

1st number: 8/70, 2nd number: 8 4/10

8/70 - 84/10 is -58/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    8/70 = 8 × 1/70 × 1 = 8/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    84/10 = 84 × 7/10 × 7 = 588/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/70 - 588/70 = 8 - 588/70 = -580/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -58/7

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