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Subtract 45/50 from 50/7

1st number: 7 1/7, 2nd number: 45/50

50/7 - 45/50 is 437/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    50/7 = 50 × 50/7 × 50 = 2500/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    45/50 = 45 × 7/50 × 7 = 315/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2500/350 - 315/350 = 2500 - 315/350 = 2185/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 437/70
  6. In mixed form: 617/70

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