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Subtract 50/12 from 60/28

1st number: 2 4/28, 2nd number: 4 2/12

60/28 - 50/12 is -85/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    60/28 = 60 × 3/28 × 3 = 180/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    50/12 = 50 × 7/12 × 7 = 350/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/84 - 350/84 = 180 - 350/84 = -170/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -85/42

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