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Subtract 60/50 from 40/15

1st number: 2 10/15, 2nd number: 1 10/50

40/15 - 60/50 is 22/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 10 = 150,
    40/15 = 40 × 10/15 × 10 = 400/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    60/50 = 60 × 3/50 × 3 = 180/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    400/150 - 180/150 = 400 - 180/150 = 220/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/15
  6. In mixed form: 17/15

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