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Subtract 70/50 from 12/75

1st number: 12/75, 2nd number: 1 20/50

12/75 - 70/50 is -31/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    12/75 = 12 × 2/75 × 2 = 24/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    70/50 = 70 × 3/50 × 3 = 210/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/150 - 210/150 = 24 - 210/150 = -186/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/25

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