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Subtract 2/50 from 70/24

1st number: 2 22/24, 2nd number: 2/50

70/24 - 2/50 is 863/300.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 50 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    70/24 = 70 × 25/24 × 25 = 1750/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    2/50 = 2 × 12/50 × 12 = 24/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1750/600 - 24/600 = 1750 - 24/600 = 1726/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 863/300
  6. In mixed form: 2263/300

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