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Subtract 6/50 from 15/7

1st number: 2 1/7, 2nd number: 6/50

15/7 - 6/50 is 354/175.

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,
    6/50 = 6 × 7/50 × 7 = 42/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/350 - 42/350 = 750 - 42/350 = 708/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 354/175
  6. In mixed form: 24/175

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