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Subtract 80/35 from 50/9

1st number: 5 5/9, 2nd number: 2 10/35

50/9 - 80/35 is 206/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 35 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    50/9 = 50 × 35/9 × 35 = 1750/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    80/35 = 80 × 9/35 × 9 = 720/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1750/315 - 720/315 = 1750 - 720/315 = 1030/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 206/63
  6. In mixed form: 317/63

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