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Subtract 50/54 from 60/28

1st number: 2 4/28, 2nd number: 50/54

60/28 - 50/54 is 230/189.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 27 = 756,
    60/28 = 60 × 27/28 × 27 = 1620/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    50/54 = 50 × 14/54 × 14 = 700/756
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1620/756 - 700/756 = 1620 - 700/756 = 920/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 230/189
  6. In mixed form: 141/189

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