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Subtract 50/60 from 56/25

1st number: 2 6/25, 2nd number: 50/60

56/25 - 50/60 is 211/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    56/25 = 56 × 12/25 × 12 = 672/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    50/60 = 50 × 5/60 × 5 = 250/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    672/300 - 250/300 = 672 - 250/300 = 422/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 211/150
  6. In mixed form: 161/150

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