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Subtract 25/50 from 70/14

1st number: 5 0/14, 2nd number: 25/50

70/14 - 25/50 is 9/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    70/14 = 70 × 25/14 × 25 = 1750/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    25/50 = 25 × 7/50 × 7 = 175/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1750/350 - 175/350 = 1750 - 175/350 = 1575/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/2
  6. In mixed form: 41/2

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