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Subtract 35/60 from 56/50

1st number: 1 6/50, 2nd number: 35/60

56/50 - 35/60 is 161/300.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 60 is 300

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    56/50 = 56 × 6/50 × 6 = 336/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    35/60 = 35 × 5/60 × 5 = 175/300
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    336/300 - 175/300 = 336 - 175/300 = 161/300

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