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Subtract 3/35 from 50/4

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 3/35

50/4 - 3/35 is 869/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    50/4 = 50 × 35/4 × 35 = 1750/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    3/35 = 3 × 4/35 × 4 = 12/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1750/140 - 12/140 = 1750 - 12/140 = 1738/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 869/70
  6. In mixed form: 1229/70

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