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Subtract 45/30 from 50/7

1st number: 7 1/7, 2nd number: 1 15/30

50/7 - 45/30 is 79/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 30 = 210,
    50/7 = 50 × 30/7 × 30 = 1500/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    45/30 = 45 × 7/30 × 7 = 315/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1500/210 - 315/210 = 1500 - 315/210 = 1185/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/14
  6. In mixed form: 59/14

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