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Subtract 6/50 from 56/70

56/70 - 6/50 is 17/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    56/70 = 56 × 5/70 × 5 = 280/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    6/50 = 6 × 7/50 × 7 = 42/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    280/350 - 42/350 = 280 - 42/350 = 238/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/25

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