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Subtract 45/70 from 50/14

1st number: 3 8/14, 2nd number: 45/70

50/14 - 45/70 is 41/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    50/14 = 50 × 5/14 × 5 = 250/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    45/70 = 45 × 1/70 × 1 = 45/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/70 - 45/70 = 250 - 45/70 = 205/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/14
  6. In mixed form: 213/14

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