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Subtract 15/30 from 50/35

1st number: 1 15/35, 2nd number: 15/30

50/35 - 15/30 is 13/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    50/35 = 50 × 6/35 × 6 = 300/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    15/30 = 15 × 7/30 × 7 = 105/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/210 - 105/210 = 300 - 105/210 = 195/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/14

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