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Subtract 35/7 from 50/8

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 5 0/7

50/8 - 35/7 is 5/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 7 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    50/8 = 50 × 7/8 × 7 = 350/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    35/7 = 35 × 8/7 × 8 = 280/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/56 - 280/56 = 350 - 280/56 = 70/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/4
  6. In mixed form: 11/4

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