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Subtract 50/7 from 45/6

1st number: 7 3/6, 2nd number: 7 1/7

45/6 - 50/7 is 5/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    45/6 = 45 × 7/6 × 7 = 315/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    50/7 = 50 × 6/7 × 6 = 300/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/42 - 300/42 = 315 - 300/42 = 15/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/14

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