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Subtract 50/60 from 30/28

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 50/60

30/28 - 50/60 is 5/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    30/28 = 30 × 15/28 × 15 = 450/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    50/60 = 50 × 7/60 × 7 = 350/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    450/420 - 350/420 = 450 - 350/420 = 100/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/21

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