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Subtract 27/70 from 50/2

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 27/70

50/2 - 27/70 is 1723/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 70 is 70

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    50/2 = 50 × 35/2 × 35 = 1750/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    27/70 = 27 × 1/70 × 1 = 27/70
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    1750/70 - 27/70 = 1750 - 27/70 = 1723/70
  5. In mixed form: 2443/70

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