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Subtract 3/5 from 50/28

1st number: 1 22/28, 2nd number: 3/5

50/28 - 3/5 is 83/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 5 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    50/28 = 50 × 5/28 × 5 = 250/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,
    3/5 = 3 × 28/5 × 28 = 84/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/140 - 84/140 = 250 - 84/140 = 166/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/70
  6. In mixed form: 113/70

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