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Subtract 50/36 from 30/28

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 1 14/36

30/28 - 50/36 is -20/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    30/28 = 30 × 9/28 × 9 = 270/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    50/36 = 50 × 7/36 × 7 = 350/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/252 - 350/252 = 270 - 350/252 = -80/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -20/63

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