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Subtract 75/10 from 50/35

1st number: 1 15/35, 2nd number: 7 5/10

50/35 - 75/10 is -85/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    50/35 = 50 × 2/35 × 2 = 100/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    75/10 = 75 × 7/10 × 7 = 525/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/70 - 525/70 = 100 - 525/70 = -425/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -85/14

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