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Subtract 70/36 from 48/50

1st number: 48/50, 2nd number: 1 34/36

48/50 - 70/36 is -443/450.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    48/50 = 48 × 18/50 × 18 = 864/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    70/36 = 70 × 25/36 × 25 = 1750/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    864/900 - 1750/900 = 864 - 1750/900 = -886/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -443/450

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