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Subtract 2/50 from 15/7

1st number: 2 1/7, 2nd number: 2/50

15/7 - 2/50 is 368/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    15/7 = 15 × 50/7 × 50 = 750/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    2/50 = 2 × 7/50 × 7 = 14/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/350 - 14/350 = 750 - 14/350 = 736/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 368/175
  6. In mixed form: 218/175

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