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Subtract 45/60 from 50/7

1st number: 7 1/7, 2nd number: 45/60

50/7 - 45/60 is 179/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    50/7 = 50 × 60/7 × 60 = 3000/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    45/60 = 45 × 7/60 × 7 = 315/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3000/420 - 315/420 = 3000 - 315/420 = 2685/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/28
  6. In mixed form: 611/28

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