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Subtract 50/7 from 45/2

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 7 1/7

45/2 - 50/7 is 215/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    45/2 = 45 × 7/2 × 7 = 315/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    50/7 = 50 × 2/7 × 2 = 100/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/14 - 100/14 = 315 - 100/14 = 215/14
  5. In mixed form: 155/14

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