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Subtract 5/50 from 18/35

18/35 - 5/50 is 29/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 10 = 350,
    18/35 = 18 × 10/35 × 10 = 180/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    5/50 = 5 × 7/50 × 7 = 35/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/350 - 35/350 = 180 - 35/350 = 145/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/70

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