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Subtract 35/50 from 60/80

60/80 - 35/50 is 1/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 5 = 400,
    60/80 = 60 × 5/80 × 5 = 300/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    35/50 = 35 × 8/50 × 8 = 280/400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/400 - 280/400 = 300 - 280/400 = 20/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/20

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