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Subtract 7/50 from 7/6

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 7/50

7/6 - 7/50 is 77/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    7/6 = 7 × 25/6 × 25 = 175/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    7/50 = 7 × 3/50 × 3 = 21/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/150 - 21/150 = 175 - 21/150 = 154/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/75
  6. In mixed form: 12/75

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