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Subtract 15/50 from 50/35

1st number: 1 15/35, 2nd number: 15/50

50/35 - 15/50 is 79/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 10 = 350,
    50/35 = 50 × 10/35 × 10 = 500/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    15/50 = 15 × 7/50 × 7 = 105/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    500/350 - 105/350 = 500 - 105/350 = 395/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/70
  6. In mixed form: 19/70

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