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Subtract 50/18 from 60/50

1st number: 1 10/50, 2nd number: 2 14/18

60/50 - 50/18 is -71/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    60/50 = 60 × 9/50 × 9 = 540/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    50/18 = 50 × 25/18 × 25 = 1250/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/450 - 1250/450 = 540 - 1250/450 = -710/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -71/45

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